Education News

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...
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...
20 April 2015

Camino Challenge

SHE Rescue Home Red Frogs have many friends doing great work around the world. One of these programs is the SHE Rescue Home who are doing great work in the country of Cambodia. Leigh Ramsey, the Founder of The IT'S NOT OK Projects, will be cycling 300km on the Camino pilgrimage in the rugged terrain of Spain to raise funds and awareness to support the girls of the SHE Rescue Home; an aftercare shelter for girls aged 5-16 who have been raped, prostituted, trafficked, or at risk. At this home, the girls receive counselling, medical attention, food, clothing, education and vocational training...
15 April 2015

Did Andy Really Jump?

Did Andy really jump? In 2014, guests attending the Red Frogs Gala Dinner dared Founder & CEO of Red Frogs, Andy Gourley, to jump out of a plane. AND HE DID IT! Saturday 28th March 2015 marked the day in which many of our guests contributed $100,000 towards Andy Gourley taking the plunge and skydiving for the cause. What will he be dared to do this year? Make sure you don't miss out on the event of the year and book your table at the 2015 Red Frogs Annual Gala Dinner, Brisbane. (Individual tickets also available) Event Details Date: Thursday 18th June 2015 Time: 6.30 - 11.00pm Location:...
31 March 2015

Three Million Red Frogs

Know as one of Red Frogs Australia’s biggest partners, Nestle has just announced that they will be increasing their partnership in 2015! Supporting Red Frogs since 1997, Nestle has provided the now infamous ‘Allen’s Red Frog’ lollies for volunteers to use as an ice breaker across the different Red Frogs’ programs. In 2015, Nestle will be increasing their annual sponsorship from 16 tonnes to 20 tonnes of Allen’s Red Frogs lollies. This equates to over 3 million individual lollies! Red Frogs would like to thank Nestle for their invaluable support as we continue to safeguard a generation across...