Media enquiries

All media enquiries related to the Queensland Government's Statewide Safer Schoolies Initiative, should be directed to:

Media Unit, Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
Phone: (07) 3828 2611


Media Accreditation – 2018 Gold Coast Schoolies Community Safety Response

All media personnel, including journalists, photographers and camera operators conducting media duties at the Gold Coast Community Safety Response must apply for accreditation.

A recent JPG headshot (passport style) of the applicant must accompany the application at the time of submission. Media are also required to read and agree to adhere to the department’s Conditions of Media Accreditation (PDF, 398 KB) Conditions of Media Accreditation (DOCX, 338 KB)

Online applications for 2018 media accreditation have now closed. If you require 2018 media accreditation, please contact Gold Coast Schoolies Community Safety Response Media Managers:

Stephen Lock - 

Wayne Hickson -