Leavers Week 2014
Schoolies Week is called Leavers Week in Western Australia and is celebrated at a number of destinations including Rotnest Island, Dunsborough, Busselton and a number of smaller destinations.
There is an entertainment zone set up on the Vasse Yallingup Siding Road. You will need a Leavers Wristband, it costs $90 and includes transport to and from the leavers entertainment zone.
There will be live bands and DJs on till late in the night. If you want to perform contact the government's Office of Crime Prevention.
Age Rating: Over 18 (Good); Under 18 (Good).
Support Services: Fair; some support services are in place for leavers.
Market: This destination is popular with students from WA only.
Locals: The entertainment offered is at a distance from locals, and of an average standard.
Entertainment: The entertainment at Leavers is only for a few days but is good quality.
Policing: The Police presence is not overdone, but is adequate. Year to year, news reports of policing impact local perceptions... but policing tends to be immune to news reports and effective and respectful.
Safety Rating: Medium; With any schoolies destination take precautions and don't walk by yourself at night.
Transport: Good, transport to and from the entertainment is part of the ticket you purchase, if you attend the organised events.
Event Contact Details:
West Australian Office of Crime Prevention
Level 5,197 St Georges Terrace Perth 6000
Phone: (08) 9222 9733