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Hindley Street Program, Encounter Youth

Hindley Street Patron Survey

We invite you to participate in our evaluation of the Hindley Street Program.

Information Sheet

Encounter Youth is conducting an evaluation of the Encounter Youth Hindley Street Program (the Program).

You are invited to take part in the evaluation. This sheet explains what is involved in taking part. Please read it carefully. If you have any questions, please contact Encounter Youth on the details below.

Your participation is entirely voluntary. If you decide you would like to participate, you are free to change your mind and withdraw at any stage.

Taking part in the evaluation

Your feedback will help us to measure the activities and outcomes of the Program and whether it is achieving its objectives as intended.

The objectives of the Program

Overall, the objectives of the Program are:

1. To support young people in vulnerable situations caused by excessive alcohol consumption.
2. To communicate party safe information to young people through the ‘A Lighter Night’ campaign.
3. To collaborate with key stakeholders to improve late night safety in the Hindley Street entertainment precinct and report engagement and critical incident referral statistics.


Subject to any legal requirements to disclose, all information you provide is confidential. Your responses will not be directly passed on to anyone else and the final report will be a summary of the evaluation findings. The report will not identify any individual person. 

The findings of the evaluation

The findings of the evaluation will be reported to the Attorney-General and Encounter Youth. The report will provide information on the outcomes of the Program. The findings will be used to make decisions about the future of the Program and whether any improvements should be made to the Program.

Further information

If you would like further information, or have any questions, you are welcome to contact the Principal Researcher on the details below . If you have any complaints about the way the evaluation is being done or questions about your rights as a participant in this research, you may contact the Evaluation Manager, on 8179 0300.

Principal Researcher
Ryan Scott
Project & Volunteer Manager
Encounter Youth

Imagine you are on Hindley Street on a Saturday night. You see a person in a dark side street by themselves, slumped over on the ground and vomiting.

Think about the following questions and respond as you believe you would in this situation.

Imagine now you have left a venue and you are unsure where your friends are. You have a flat phone battery and don't have your wallet.

Think about the following questions and respond as you believe you would in this situation.

Imagine now that as you look around, you see two people being verbally aggressive and their body language appears to be physically threatening.

Think about the following questions and respond as you believe you would in this situation.

Friend's Name:  
Friend's Email:  
Your Name:       
Your Email (so you can go in the prize draw):

Friend 2 Name:  
Friend 2 Email: