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2014 Queenstown Schoolies Week Tips
Hear are some interesting and helpful schoolies specific facts and tips to ensure you make the most of your schoolies Week adventure Holiday...
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Schoolies WEEK Tip - #1

Make sure you have your I.D with you at all times. Accepted forms of I.D are: Driver Licence, Passport or a Proof of Age Card. Do not use false identification.
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Schoolies week Tip - #2

If asked by police for your personal details, always give your correct name and address. It is a crimal offence to give police false or misleading information.
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Schoolies week Tip - #3

Always be polite and courteous and listen to instructions given by Guides, Hosts, Venue, Function and Security and Bar Staff. They all want you to be safe and have a great holiday.
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Schoolies week Tip - #4

Remember you don't have to drink alcohol to have fun. If you are going to be drinking make sure you eat before and whilst drinking. Also have a non-alcoholic drink (preferably water) between every alcoholic one.
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Schoolies week Tip - #5

Know the liquor laws in the state or country where you are holidaying. Understand where you can legally drink alcohol and don't drink in public places.
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Schoolies week Tip - #6

If you're out and about, stay with people you know and trust. Watch out for friends who have become too drunk and take them home safely. Don't let them become a public nuisance.
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Schoolies week Tip - #7

Don't drink and drive, ride a bicycle, go swimming or do anything else reckless and irresponsible.
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Schoolies week Tip - #8

When drinking know your alcohol limit. Avoid drinking in rounds, finish each drink before getting another one, and avoid top-ups.
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Schoolies week Tip - #9

To avoid drink spiking, always keep an eye on your drink, don't leave your drink unattended or accept drinks from strangers. Don't drink something you did not open, or see opened or poured. If someone offers you a drink, go to the bar with them.
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Schoolies week Tip - #10

If you're unsure about your drink or if you think your drink has been spiked. Don’t drink it, and tell a friend, bar or security staff, or the police.
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Schoolies week Tip - #11

Keep an eye on yourself and your friends. If you or someone feels dizzy, sick or collapses after a drink call an ambulance immediately. Keep them safe and don't leave them alone.
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Schoolies week Tip - #12

Don't mix alcohol and other drugs (Medicinal or Recreational) as there may be serious side effects. Remember that no recreational drug use is safe and if you are caught with or using illegal drugs you could receive hefty fines or a jail sentence.
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Schoolies week Tip - #13

If you take drugs, tell someone what you have taken in case you become sick or unconscious. They can then inform ambulance officers what you have taken in the case of an emergency.
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Schoolies week Tip - #14

Drugs distort your judgement, so don't drive, ride a bicycle, go swimming or do anything else reckless and irresponsible.
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Schoolies week Tip - #15

If you have taken drugs allow your body to recover. Make sure you eat well, drink plenty of water and get enough sleep.
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Schoolies week Tip - #16

When going out plan to hang out in a group. Only go out with people you trust, always walk on well lit streets and don’t go out alone.
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Schoolies week Tip - #17

When going out pre-organise transport so you get there and back safely. Always have a designated meeting area where you can meet up if you get separated, and let someone know where you're going, and when you'll be back. If your plans change, let them know immediately.
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Schoolies week Tip - #18

When going out look out for yourself, don't put yourself in a position where you're alone with someone you don't know very well. If you feel uncomfortable at any time, listen to your gut instinct and get to a safe place as quickly as possible.
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Schoolies week Tip - #19

When you are out dancing and partying, take regular rests to recover, wear light weight clothing to avoid over-heating and sip a minimum of half a litre of water every hour to prevent dehydrating.
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Schoolies week Tip - #20

If you are having sex, always practise safe sex and use a condom.
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Schoolies week Tip - #21

Alcohol and sex can be a dangerous mix. When you know that the other person is so drunk they're incapable of giving you their consent to have sex, you should stop straight away or you may be committing sexual assault.
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Schoolies week Tip - #22

If you think you've been sexually assaulted, tell a friend, family member, go to a doctor or hospital, and tell the police.
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Schoolies week Tip - #23

If someone's threatening you or has assaulted you in any way, call the police immediately.
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Schoolies week Tip - #24

If someone is trying to incite violence, don’t take the bait,  just ignore them and walk away.
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Schoolies week Tip - #25

The police are there to help! Do not hesitate to contact them if you need help or if you feel you are in danger.
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Schoolies week Tip - #26

Report any assault, no matter how minor, to the police immediately.
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Schoolies week Tip - #27

If a fight breaks out then move out of the area as quick as you can.
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Schoolies week Tip - #28

Don't let strangers or people you've just met into your home, hotel room, hostel or other accommodation.
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Schoolies week Tip - #29

Carry a small amount of extra money (enough to get home with) in a separate pocket in case you lose your wallet.
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Schoolies week Tip - #30

Make sure your friends and/or family know where you are and where you are going at all times.
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