Information For Parents

Fresh Underage Music Festival has been created for underage teenagers in Perth.

Fresh UMF provides underage teenagers with a safe and controlled environment. The idea was created, as teenagers do not have many places to go with their peers to dance and enjoy music, apart from unsupervised house parties, under ground parties or jumping the fences of +18 licensed Music Festivals.

Fresh Underage Music Festival will showcase Artists from across the country and world allowing the teenagers to listen to enjoy live music in an environment governed by Police Officers, Security Officers, High School Teachers and Red Frog Staff.

Fresh UMF provides a safe and fun environemnt and parents have peace of mind.

Getting there safely

It is very important to us that all teenagers arrive at the Festival safely, so we’ve implemented a number of direct ways from home to inside the Festival.

Fresh Underage Music Festival management have considered various ways teenagers can leave the safety of their house and arrive at the Music Festival in a reliable and safe way. The secure transportation systems we manage to design and implement include:

  • Parent Drop Off system inside the Claremont Showgrounds
  • Transperth Trains directly to Claremont Showground Train Station
  • Transperth Buses directly to the Main Gate
  • Uber and Taxi Drop Off system inside the Claremont Showgrounds
  • Party Bus Pick Up Zones to drop off inside the Claremont Showgrounds

Parent Drop-Off

The Parent Drop-Off System is a safe and secure way to ensure teenagers arrive at the Music Festival safely.

Parents can enter the Claremont Showgrounds through Gate 6 on Graylands Road, passing a Security check point and directed to the North Gate Entry to the Music Festival. Parents will be met by friendly Secuirty, Venue Personnel, Teachers and Police Officers.

There is a two metre walk from the parent drop off zone to the entry point of the Music Festival.
Parents can watch their child enter throiugh the Security and Ticketing Check Point into the Music Festival. Parents then leave via Gate 6A onto Graylands Road.

** Refer Parents Pick-Up System for child collection **

TransPerth Train Drop-Off

Fresh Underage Music Festival, Claremont Showgrounds, TransPerth and the Public Transport Authority have opened the Claremont Showground Train Station on Sunday 11th July 2021 from 7.30am to 8.30pm.

Parents can drop their child at any Train Station in the Perth Metropolitain Districts and catch a train to the Claremont Showgrounds Train Station. There will only be one exit off the platform, which as seen above takes you directly to the Sourth Gate Entry to the Music Festival. The Guderie Street exit point gates will be closed and locked; and also have Public Transport Authority Officers and Security Officers guarding the closed exit, directing all teenagers through the North exit.

No teenager can loiter on or around the Train Station platform and must enter the Music Festival. Teenagers will be met and directed by friendly Public Transport Authority Officers, Secuirty, Venue Personnel, Teachers and Police Officers. There is a five metre walk from the train station platform exit gate to the entry point of the Music Festival.

TransPerth Bus Drop-Off

Fresh Underage Music Festival, Claremont Showgrounds and TransPerth have arranged TransPerth buses to Claremont Showground on 11th July 2021 from 7.30am to 8.30pm.

Buses will depart Perth Bus Port on the day of the Muisc Festival. TransPerth buses will drop teenagers off outside Gate 1, which is the West Gate Entry to the Music Festival. Teenagers will be met and directed by friendly Secuirty Officers, Venue Personnel, Teachers and Police Officers. There is a five metre walk from the Bus Drop Off Point to the entry point of the Music Festival.

Uber & Taxi Drop-Off

The Uber & Taxi Drop-Off System is another safe and secure way to ensure teenagers arrive at the Music Festival safely.

Ubers and Taxis can enter the Claremont Showgrounds through Gate 6 on Graylands Road, passing a Security check point and directed to the North Gate Entry to the Music Festival. Teenegars will be met by friendly Security Officers, Police, Teachers, Venue Staff and Red Frog Volunteers, wherre they will be directed to the entry gates. There is a two metre walk from the Uber and Taxi to the entry point of the Music Festival.

Party Bus Drop-Off

Fresh Underage Music Festival has teamed up with the friendly staff at The Transporter Party Bus who manage the Year 11 and Year 12 School Ball transports.

The Transporter have dedicated sixteen of their buses on the day to conduct half hour shuttle runs from key Train Stations North, South and East of Perth, directly to Claremont Showgrounds. North Train Stations: Butler, Currambine, Whitfords and Warwick South Train Stations: Rockingham, Kwinana and Cockburn South East Stations: Armadale, Maddington, Cannington and Oats Street North East Stations: Midland, Bassandean and Bayswater.

The Party Buses will collect teenagers from the Bus Pick Up Point at each of the Train Stations, where there will be a sign and a representaive from Fresh Underage Music Festival. The Party Buses will go from the key station pick up points directly inside of Claremont Showground, is where teenagers are met by friendly Security Officers, Police, Teachers, Venue Staff and Red Frog Volunteers.

Check Point Charlie - Festival Entry Points

The safety of every teenager that enters Fresh Underage Music Festival is our priority. Hence why we have implemeted a strict policy for all teenagers entering.

To ensure that every teenager is safe when entering Fresh Underage Music Festival, we implemeted key strict entry Policies. Failure to adhere to any of these Policies listed below, will result in refusal of entry and no refund.

  • COVID-19 Register Check-In
  • Authentic Fresh UMF Ticket (Issued by Megatix)
  • Correct Origional Identification
  • Bag and Persons Check (No Backpacks Permitted)
  • Not under the influence of Alcohol or an illict substance
  • Breathalyser Test (1 in 5)
  • Drug Test (1 in 10)
  • Approriate Dress Standards
  • No banned items
  • Attitude Test (No belligerent or arrogant behaviour)

COVID-19 Register Check-In

It is a condition of entry to the Fresh Underage Music Festival that all ticket holders entering the Music Festival are to download the SafeWA App and scan the QR Code before entring.

If the teenager does not have a mobile phone or sufficient credit for data to use the SafeWA App, then we have arranged COVID Inspectors at the three main gates that will get teenagers to sign in, providing their name, mobile phone number or parents mobile phone number.

The health and safety of all West Australians is important and therefore we take this policy very seriously. Refusing to scan the SafeWA QR Code or provide your details at the sign in point means that you will be refused entry and not issued a refund.

Authentic Tickets

Fresh UMF have engaged Megatix, who is a trusted and market leader in issuing tickets for events across Australia. It is imperative that when purchasing a Fresh Underage Music Festival ticket, that you only purchase them from the Fresh Underage Music Festival and Megatox website.

Do not purchase second hand tickets through Social Media, Gum Tree, Local Newspapers or any other online platforms. When selling a ticket that you have purchased through Megatix, we recommend, you sell them through Tixel, an authentic second hand online ticket company that authenticates any person trying to sell a ticket.

If you fail to follow these simple policies and attend Fresh UMF with a ticket sourced from another avenue, the likelihood of refused entry is extremelly high and we cannot issue refunds. Your full name will be printed on the ticket, which authenticates that the ticket you are holding is yours.

When entering any of the Main Festival Gates, a friendly Megatix Staff member will greet you, verify the ticket and issue you with a wrist band that confirms authenticty and entry to the Music Festival.

Correct Identification

Once your ticket has been authenticated, you will be approached by a Security Officer that will ask for your identification.

This is strictly an underage event, meaning 15, 16 and 17 year olds only. No one under the age of 15 years will be permitted into the Music Festival and no one over the age of 18 years will be permitted into the music Festival.

The only type of valid identifications that will be permitted include:

  • Learners Permit
  • Drivers Licence
  • Passport
  • Plastic or Laminated School ID
  • Proof of Age Card
  • Copy of Birth Certificate & current photo, both signed by a Justice of the Peace or Police Officer

Failure to have one of the above forms of Identification will result in refusal of entry to the Music Festival and no refund on the ticket. To protect the teenages that are attending, identifying a persons age is a priority.

Bag Checks

Once Security have confirmed your identification, you wil then proceed to another Security Officer where your bag and persons will be searched.

Ticket holders will also be scanned by a hand wand metal detector. For the safety of all teenagers, we have compiled a comprehensive ban list which can be located on the Fresh Underage Music Festival website.

A brief overview of banned items include:

  • STRICTLY NO Drugs, Alcohol or Cigarettes (This includes Vapes)
  • NO Food or Soft Drink
  • NO Fireworks, Flares, Lighters, Flamable Liquids
  • NO Professional Cameras
  • NO Aersol Cans or Sprays of any type
  • NO Weapons of any type

Any person found in possession of Drugs, Alcohol, Weapons or Cigarettes will have their wrist band removed, ticket cancelled and handed to Police for their action.

Any person found in possession of professional cameras will be required to pay for Cloak Room ticket fee, where your camera will remain until the end of the Music Festival. Entry is still permitted.

Any person found in possession of food, soft drink, lighters, flamable liquids, aresol cans and sprays will have the items confiscated.

Entry is still permitted. Refusing to have your bag search or have a hand wand metal detector scan means refusing to follow the Conditions of Entry and refused entry and no refund.

Under the Influence

If at any point during the duration of the Music Festival, meaning entering through the Main Gates or inside the Music Festival, a teenager is identified to be Under the Influence of an illict substance, a Security Officer, Teacher or Red Frog Volunteer will take the teenager to the First Aid Tent to be treated.

If it is established the teenager has ingested, Security will ascertain the name of the teenager and contact the parents to advise them, so they can be picked up. The teenager will remain in the First Aid Tent at the North Main Gate (Next to the Parent Drop Off and Pick Up) until a parent arrives. No teenager will be permitted back into the Music Festival once found Under the Influence nor will their ticket be refunded. Fresh UMF is strictly a NO Alcohol and NO Drug Zone.

Alcohol and Drug Screening

To ensure the health and safety of teenagers attending the Fresh Underage Music Festival, we have implemented mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing to teenagers entering the Music Festival.

The Alcohol Breathalyzer is where you are required to breath out for five seconds into the tube, which will give a Positive or Negative Reading for alcohol in your mouth. (1 in 5 will be tested) The Drug Test is where you are required to swab inside your mouth, which will give a Positive or Negative Reading for illict substances in your system.

Remember, some illict substances can remain in your system for up to three days. (1 in 10 will be tested) Any teenager that provides a positive reading to either of the test will be refused entry, ticket cancelled (no refund) and handed to Red Frog Volunteers, where you will be escorted to a Waiting Area inside the venue.

Parents will be called and advised of the finding and the teenager will wait in this area until a parent collects them.

Appropriate Dress Standards

Fresh Under Age Music Festival wants all teenagers to have an amazing time when they attend the Festival.

To avoid embarassment or frustrations at the Main Gate or inside the Festival, we encourage all teenagers to dress approriately on the day. Under no circumstances can any person wear thongs on their feet. Under no circumstances can any male take their shirt off at any time. We understand fashion is important but there are limits on what to wear and what not to wear.

Banned Items

Fresh Under Age Music Festival will take a ZERO TOLERANCE to any teenager that fails to adhere to the Banned List.

In the event ANY of the following items are located during the bag search, pocket pat down and metal detection search, Security Officers will hand you over to the Police Officers on site to deal with the teenager.

Banned Items List

  • Illict Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Cigarettes (Including Vapes)
  • Weapons
  • Fireworks, Flares, Flamable Liquids
  • Prescription Medication (Without the approriate labelling)

Attitude Test

Fresh Under Age Music Festival will take a ZERO TOLERANCE to any teenager that comes to the Music Festival and acts in a beligerant, arrogant, argumentative or unruly demeanour to any staff member or patron.

Any teenager that acts in this manner to ANY other teenager, Venue Staff, Security Officers or Teachers will result in refusal or ejection from the Music Festival without a refund on their ticket. Fresh Underage Music Festival wants all teenagers to enjoy themselves and not be bullied or subjected to inconsiderate people who think it is ok to act in an inapproriate manner and ruin everyone elses day.

Wristband Policy

Fresh Under Age Music Festival have a strict Wristband Policy. Any teenager that is found inside the Music Festival without a wristband, irrelevant if they have proof of purchase, will be ejected from the Music Festival.

The teenager can have the option to pay for a wristband to regain entry. They are the latest high-tech wristbands sourced from overseas, so it is impossible for them to accidentaly fall off, be pulled off or lost. Fresh UMF do not tolerate fence jumpers and in the event any teenager is found to gain unlawful entry into Claremont Showgrounds or Fresh Underage Music Festival, the Promoter has given approval to refer the matter to Police. This may result in criminal charges.

Who is watching your Teenager?

The safety of teenagers attending the Fresh Underage Music Festival remains our priority. WA Police Officers will be in attendance inside and outside the Music Festival from 8am to 7pm.

There will be over 100 experienced Security Officers will be in attendance inside and outside the Music Festival from 8am to 7pm as well as High School Teachers from a variety of High Schools across Perth and experienced Venue Event Staff at the Main Gates and allocated positions.

In addition, Red Frog Volunteers will be at the Main Gates and conducting constant walk throughs of the entire Music Festival. St John Ambulance Officers will be conducting constant walk throughs of the entire Music Festival.

CCTV cameras will be placed in key locations which will be manned by Security Officers and Police Officers in the on-site Command Post.

Getting home

Parent Pick-Up

The Parent Pick-Up System is a safe and secure way to collect your teenergars. Parents can enter the Claremont Showgrounds through Gate 6 on Graylands Road, where they will be directed to four lanes, Lane A, Lane B, Lane C and Lane D.

A parent can choose ANY Lane and park up. A parent will then text their child and advise them which lane they are parked in and wait. As the teenager leaves the Festival Main Gate within the compunds of Claremont Showgrounds, they will be safely directed by Venue Staff and Security Officers to the four waiting Lanes.

Once collected safely inside their parent’s vehicle, the parent can exit the dual lane and leave Claremont Showgrounds via Gate 8 onto Ashton Avenue.

Alternative Ways Home

There are a number of ways to return home after Fresh Music Festival finishes

  • TransPerth Trains from Showgrounds Train Station (Secure and Restricted to Fresh UMF Teenagers Only)
  • TransPerth Buses (Leaving from Gate 1 – Security present until last bus leaves)
  • axi or Uber from Lane E (These vehicles are inside Claremont Showgrounds)
  • Party Buses (Party Buses will in a group back to the key Train Stations where the teenager was collected from)

Lost & Found

In the event any teenager loses an item at the Fresh Underage Music Festival, no need to panic! There will be a Lost and Found Tent next to the Security Tent and Cloak Room.

In the event that you relalise you have lost an item after the Music Festival, contact Fresh UMF by e-mail from our website. Please be advised we may take up to seven days to respond. After seven days, all valuable items will be handed to the Perth Police Station, where you can attend to collect. We recommend teenagers to install “Find my I-Phone” App We recommend teenagers to not carry excessive amounts of money in their purse or wallet

Be SAFE Expo

The will be a “Be Safe Expo” on at Fresh UMF for all teenegars to view at their own leasure, which will many Government and NonProfit Organisations attending and having a manned display, which will include:

  • WA Police Rangers
  • Crimestoppers WA
  • Drug Aware
  • Alcohol Think Again
  • Drug and Alcohol Safety
  • PCYC
  • Salvation Army
  • Cadaets
  • R U Ok
  • Head Space
  • Centrecare
  • Heart Foundation
  • Beyond Blue
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