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Upcoming Events

Leavers Week Dunsborough - Monday November 19th to Thursday November 22nd
From Tuesday 02 October 2018 -  08:00am
To Friday 23 November 2018 - 05:00pm

Leavers is an opportunity for Year 12 students from 2018 to celebrate the end of their schooling with their friends.

On this website you will find:

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

Are you a Parent or Guardian of a school Leaver?
The WA Police Force has partnered with SDERA to deliver a FREE information session to help you prepare your child for Leavers. Click here for more information.


The WA State Government Leavers Strategy is a harm minimisation response to School Leaver's celebrations in the South West and on Rottnest Island. 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.



Things on offer in Dunsborough for Leavers in 2018!

Please visit the Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association for places to stay during Leavers.
Leavers Entertainment Zone

The Leavers Entertainment Zone is a drug, alcohol and smoke free area for roughly 8000 Leavers to celebrate safely with other Leavers only.

Open from 7pm – 1am for the four huge nights of leavers The zone has DJ’s, Silent Disco, awesome rides, pamper tent, PlayStation area, food Leavers can buy & a fully equipped medical area.

On Tuesday night there will also be a theme night. The theme will be announced closer to the event.

Leavers will be welcomed by the Leavers Green Team who are there to help whenever needed and ensure that Leavers will have a safe & fun experience.
Meelup Beach Day

Get your boardies and bathers and come down to the Don’t Drink & Drown Meelup Beach Day! Keep an eye on the website and Leavers Facebook page for more information closer to Leavers.

Each year Royal Life Saving Society WA holds a massive beach party at the stunning Meelup Beach.

The days are filled with awesome tunes from resident Leavers DJ’s from Beat Collective, as well as games and a giant Aqua Playground, all on the backdrop of one of the best beaches in Australia.

If you get hungry or thirsty there will be food vans available to purchase food and cold drinks.

Volunteers from a number of agencies are there to look after you and they work hard to make sure you have fun.

This day is strictly drug and alcohol free, and there is no access to private cars. So make sure you get on the bus from the Town Centre early as we had approximately 5000 people in 2017!

You may even get snapped by our photographers or be spotted at our “Submerged Studio”, and all photos can be found on the Don’t Drink & Drown Facebook page.

If you need any more convincing, check out the photos from 2017 on the Don't Drink & Drown Facebook Page.




manWant to place an event on our calendar? - Contact us at: volunteers@westnet.com.au - Phone: 9754 2047

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