Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

A Western Australia School Leavers Strategy will still proceed in the South West from Monday 23 November 2020 through to Thursday 26 November 2020, despite the changing environment and circumstances resulting from COVID-19.

The WA Police Force and the Leavers Strategy partners, in conjunction with the Department of Health, will plan and organise activities for this year’s School Leavers, but in consideration of the current COVID-19 impacted environment. Baptist Churches WA/Green Team will not be providing the Leavers Entertainment Zone for Leavers 2020. However, planning of other events and activities are still underway and will be finalised closer to the date.  

The key focus of the Leavers Strategy will remain the same – to provide harm minimisation and safety to the School Leavers and the local community of the South West.  

For updates on the School Leavers schedule for Leavers week, please refer to the Leavers WA Facebook page.

 

Leavers WA 2020

Monday 23rd to Thursday 26th November

Leavers is an opportunity for Year 12 students from 2020 to celebrate the end of their schooling with their friends.

On this website you will find:

  • Information to help plan your Leavers;
  • What you need to know about your Leavers wristband;
  • Advice for parents and guardians; and
  • Tips for you to stay safe during Leavers and where to go for help if something goes wrong. 

 

Parent Information Session

Sunday 20th September 2020

A FREE parent information session is taking place on Sunday 20 September 2020 at the The Rise, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands.

For details of the session and to register, please visit the School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) website

 

The WA State Government Leavers Strategy is a harm minimisation response to School Leaver's celebrations. Events occurring outside of the Strategy and in other locations; such as boat parties and pre/post Leavers week events, are not supported by the WA Police Force, the Department of Health, or partner organisations.

The Leavers Strategy

The State Government Leavers Strategy is a harm minimisation and crime prevention strategy overseen by WA Police working in partnership with key Stakeholders.

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SAFETY AND RESPECT

WA Police are there to protect the community, including leavers and visitors, and to uphold the law. We ask that school leavers follow some basic rules.

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ALCOHOL

Drinking alcohol will not enhance your leavers experience but it may impact on your health and safety and it will impact on your decision making.

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PLAN FOR LEAVERS

Everyone involved in leavers planning is committed to improving the safety and enjoyment of leavers and the communities they visit.

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