Safety & Security


  • Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Ambulance) 000
  • Security at AFTRS 02 9805 6577
  • Security at the Entertainment Quarter 02 8117 6718

Parking and Accessing Pick Up & Drop Off Areas
Roadways and parking areas in the precinct are governed by the same road rules that apply for motorists and cyclists everywhere in NSW. Centennial Parkland rangers  patrol the precinct and issue fines for those tempted to park outside of the multi-level car park without authorisation to do so. Take care and respect the road rules if you are picking up or dropping of gear in and around AFTRS.

Lost property
If you have lost an item contact Student Centre on 9805 6444 to see if it has been handed in. If you find an item please hand it in to Student Centre.

Campus Security
Campus security is on site out of regular school hours at night and weekends. They are here to assist with handling an emergency or safety threat and regularly patrol the building.
Located at the reception desk between 5pm-9pm weekdays and  they can can be reached on 9805 6577

AFTRS security officers wear distinctive uniforms and are easy to identify.  You are encouraged to approach them if you need assistance.
All campus Security officers are certified to perform first aid.

The Entertainment Quarter also has 24 hour on-site security and can be contacted on: 8117 6718 (24 hours)

Health & Safety

  • All current students are required to be familiar  and comply with the School's WHS policies and ensure their actions fo not cause harm to themselves or others.
  • All hazards, injuries and incidents are to be reported to:

Building Maintenance

  • If you notice an issue with the lifts, hoists or other building related matters send an email to:

Emergency Services
Emergency contact details are located on various noticeboards around the building.

In an emergency:

  • Call Emergency Services (Fire/Ambulance/Police) by dialing 000
  • then: if after hours notify campus security on 9805 6577 OR during regular school hours call  the Information Desk on 98056611

In the Event of a Building Emergency during school hours:

  • Remain calm and follow instructions given by Wardens (White, Yellow or Red Helmets)
  • Listen to the P.A Announcements: If the ALERT TONE has sounded (BEEP BEEP) DO NOT use the lift and DO NOT TRAVEL between floors. Follow instructions for that floor/area.
  • If an evacuation is required (WHOOP WHOOP) take only small personal items. Proceed directly to the designated assembly area. DO NOT leave the assembly area or re-enter the building until the “all clear” has been given by the Warden/responding authorities 
  • The emergency assembly area is located at the bottom of the stairs in Heritage Park.

First Aid

  • If you are injured or feel unwell while at AFTRS the are numerous qualified First Aid officers located around the building during regular school hours (Weekdays 9am-5pm).
  • Campus security are first aid qualified and can assist outside of regular school hours  (Weekdays 5pm-9pm and Weekends)
  • Current lists of the names of First Aid officers are located on the noticeboards throughout the building. OR you can call the Information Desk on 98056900.
  • First Aid kits are located in multiple locations around the campus.
  • Student Centre: 9805 6444
  • Information Desk: 98056900 regular school hours
  • AFTRS security: 9805 6577 all other times
  • The Entertainment Quarter  24 hour on-site security: 8117 6718 
  • Emergency Services (Fire/Ambulance/Police): 000
  • Facilities Services Manager: 98056421

Image attribution: Photos by Dom Loneragan for AFTRSLast updated January 12, 2016


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