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24 November 2015

Check In & Chill Out Tuesday

Check In and Chill Out! Today marks the middle of Schoolies week celebrations and the Schoolies Hub will tonight transform the Surfers Paradise beach into an outdoor cinema. ‘Chill Out Night’, an initiative started by the Queensland Government, provides school leavers with an opportunity to take a break from partying and chill out. School leavers will be entertained tonight with a screening of Pitch Perfect 2 and Avengers - Age of Ultron. Chris George, Red Frogs National Schoolies Coordinator, is encouraging school leavers to take the chance to relax midway through the Schoolies celebrations...
23 November 2015

Melville Mazda Lends A Hand

Red Frogs in WA want to say a massive THANK YOU to Melville Mazda for their support and encouragement. Greg Dean, dealer principal of Melville Mazda has donated a vehicle for Red Frogs in WA to assist with their outreach and interaction effectiveness during Leavers Week. 'If people don't stand together, communities crumble' unknown Greg first heard of Red Frogs earlier this year and wanted to find a way that he could help. "We're extremely proud to support such a positive and important organisation." Melville Mazda dealer principal, Greg Dean. Red Frogs are committed to 'safeguarding a...
23 November 2015

Bali Schoolies Tips

Bali bound for Schoolies? Five tips for safe celebrations Schoolies kicks off again in Bali with the Red Frog crew stationed and ready for their fourth year of operations in the tropical paradise helping to keep school leavers safe as they celebrate. Situated primarily in Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, the Red Frog Crew will assist the estimated 6,000 schoolies from November 23rd – 30th. Red Frogs Bali Coordinator, Paul Mergard, shares his top five tips to make sure it is a trip worth remembering: Ensure you’re insured – be sure to get the right policy for your time away – read the fine print to...
22 November 2015

A Successful Start To Schoolies

A Successful Start To Schoolies The class of 2015 has kicked off schoolies celebrations dancing the night away on the Gold Coast. Over 700 Red Frogs volunteers were out in force handing out water as the schoolies checked in, visiting hotels and walking schoolies home from the beach party. Over the course of day one the Red Frogs hotline received 610 calls, did 111 walk homes and had 267 requests for pancakes. Chris George, Red Frogs National Schoolies Coordinator, is thrilled with the first night. “We’re really pleased with the schoolies behaviour so far,” he said. “It was evident that the...
17 November 2015

Red Frogs Top Tips for Parents

Parents Top Tips for Schoolies With just four days until 75,000 school leavers prepare to descend on locations around Australia, Fiji and Bali, just as many parents are preparing to send their children away for the weeklong celebrations. Some parents can feel nervous about their child being away for an extended period of time, so Red Frogs has some tips for parents about how to prepare their Schoolie for the celebrations. Red Frogs Top Tips for Parents: Stock your Schoolie with a heap of pre-made meals for the week Don’t supply an excess of alcohol as fines for providing to minors apply...
10 November 2015

Red Frogs Top 10 Tips for Schoolies

Red Frog Pre Schoolies Education Program With Wednesday marking ten days until 75,000 school leavers prepare to descend on locations around Australia, Fiji and Bali; an army of over 1,500 Red Frogs volunteers are prepped and ready to safeguard schoolies during their celebrations. In the lead up to schoolies week Red Frogs have facilitated over 360 education programs nationwide reaching over 45,000 year 12’s educating them on decision making and the party culture, substance awareness, personal safety, looking after their mates, as well as insights for life after school. Red Frogs Top 10 Tips...
16 July 2015

TAXIBOX Lends A Hand

TAXIBOX Lends A Hand The logistics involved with supporting events can prove demanding at times and often the issue of having storage space in close proximity to the event can prove a nightmare! We would like to thank TAXIBOX in helping Red Frogs by providing mobile storage solutions during our peak seasons such as University O-Weeks. This enables our volunteers to access gear for hydration station and alcohol free events close to where the events are held. This makes for an efficient response in making a difference in the lives of young people. Big thanks to TAXIBOX mobile storage for...
15 July 2015

Brisbane 2015 Gala Dinner

The night of Thursday 18th June 2015 was one to remember in Red Frogs history! The room filled with glamour, bright lights and a great atmosphere saw 450 people come together in Brisbane to celebrate and raise much needed funds for Red Frogs. Hosted by the wonderful Heather Foord, guests were entertained by Jay Jay the Entertainer, Duncan Armstrong and musical acts by Rob and Daryl. Guests were then captivated and inspired by Olympic Gold Medalist and guest speaker, Laurie Lawrence. As always the live auction was entertaining and featured items such as a 100th Year Anniversary Gallipoli Piece...
6 May 2015

Melbourne Frocks Up

Melbourne Gala Dinner Victoria celebrated their second annual gala dinner with a sold out room of 120 people in Melbourne last night. Hosted by Clint Stanaway and Emma Davenport, guests were entertained by The Voice star Michael Paynter, captivated by four-time premiership coach and guest speaker David Parkin and gave generously through silent auction and donations. With items such as an exclusive look at The Block, a signed Geelong Football Jumper, a Mantra Lorne accommodation package and heaps more up for grabs the atmosphere around the room was electric. Red Frogs would like to thank all...
22 April 2015

Sydney Gala Dinner

OH WHAT A NIGHT! Last night over 150 guests braved the Sydney weather to attend a spectacular night for Sydney Red Frogs at the Waterview Function Centre at Bicentennial Park. Highlights of the night included a very open and honest dialogue with the key note speaker Lisa Messenger who shared her story of how she turned her life around to become an incredibly successful publisher of the Collective Magazine and also autobiographical manuscripts. Lisa’s message was relevant and inspiration. Andy Gourley, affectionately known as “Boss Frog” as always shared the story of Red Frogs in his amusing...