The dates for the 2018 bstreetsmart program will be confirmed in February 2018. Please check the website then.

Auburn review

Auburn review 5 September 2017

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Inner West Times

Inner West Times report for bstreetsmart 2017

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Bankstown Cantebury Torch

Bankstown Cantebury Torch 2017

Monday, September 04, 2017

I attended the bStreetsmart event today along with my school, MET Oatlands.

I just wanted to say thank you for the awesome job you did. The day was excellent. Crash scene was very realistic and survivors stories very stirring.

Thanks for organising this great event! It was a job very well done.




Thank you for having us attend the BSTREET SMART program today. I can't put into words how powerful all the demonstrations and speakers were.

This is so well put together and I am so pleased 100 of our students were able to attend.


Thank you so much!


Excellent! and so important.


Thank you for organising such a wonderful and powerful event.

Showcase of Interactive Displays

Over the previous years, we have developed a fantastic relationship with our interactive display organisations for the bstreetsmart event and their participation is vital in ensuring that bstreetsmart remains the most comprehensive road safety educational forum for high school students. The interactive displays are available over the three days for students and teachers to interact with and obtain current road safety information. The following is a showcase of what interactive displays are available at bstreetsmart.


At the Youthsafe display, we will have a Facebook frame where students will take a "Passenger Pledge". They will take a picture with their device and share it through our social media with their passenger pledge.

Blue Datto:

At our display,  the students are presented with a small handful of Risk Cards which the students are then required to order from highest to lowest risk based on their beliefs and knowledge. Once these risks have been ordered, we combine all the groups and analyse the different ways that each group has ordered their risk cards, and why certain groups placed the cards where they did. 

Further, we will be engaging the students by transforming our Blue Datto logo into a ‘photo booth’. Here we will have a large cardboard cut-out of our Blue Datto logo, looking as though you are standing in front of the car looking at the windscreen and bonnet. The windscreen will be cut out, allowing the students to sit ‘behind the wheel’ of our Blue Datto logo, and even snap a picture to remind them of their day.

 During our time at the event, we are hoping to run a small competition based on one of the above activities.



On our display we will have information about Brain Injury that is relevant to Students and Teachers, we will have “Brian the Brain” which will demonstrate parts and functions of the brain, brain shaped  lollies and we will have vision impaired glasses and juggling balls for students to experience what life is like for someone who has experience vision impairment as a result of brain injury.
Students can speak with people who have experienced brain injury and live with the consequences every day of their lives. Staff from the Westmead Brain Injury Unit and the Brain Injury Association of NSW are available to answer questions.

Drug Health WSLHD:

There will be interactive games with students using sporting equipment and beer goggles to show how alcohol and drugs affects our concentration and  motor skills.


Brainarium WSLHD:

Walk through a blow up exhibit of the brain and learn what part of our brain we use for all the different things we do each day.

State Emergency Service:

The NSW State Emergency Service is a volunteer based organisation that assists the community in times of natural disasters such as Storms, Floods and Tsunami's.  The NSW State Emergency Service Display will showcase messages about the dangers of driving through flood waters. The display will incorporate a flood rescue scenario with a casualty trapped in a vehicle. We will also demonstrate using a simulated model "what lies beneath the surface of the flood water".  Volunteers from SES will be on hand to answer any questions relating to the dangers associated with flooding and entering flood water.


Centre for Road Safety, Transport for NSW:

The Centre for Road Safety, Transport for NSW  will have  number of exciting displays related to road safety including:

Crashed cars old v's new

Crashed cars at 60 kph v's 100 kph

Driving blind glasses and virtual reality driver fatigue. 



NSW Ambulance Service:

Staff from the NSW Ambulance Service of  are on hand to answer any questions you may have about the Ambulance Service and can provide you with information on how to call for assistance in a medical emergency and the type of information you will need to provide to Triple Zero (000) ambulance call takers.

How to become a paramedic is a popular question from students . Take a tour of an ambulance.



CareFlight’s Car Rescue simulator provides an interactive and informative display. The Simulator offeres a chance to see what happens in a crash.
CareFlight staff are available to talk to the students on what they do and answer any questions.

Westmead Hospitals Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit:

Students are given the opportunity to try some of the interventions that need to be performed to safely care for a trauma patient. These include moving a patient with a suspected spinal cord injury, protecting the airway, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation. Blood pumps, fitting of a cervical collar, splinting limbs & initial first aid treatments are also demonstrated

Fire & Rescue NSW:

Fire & Rescue NSW are on hand to answer questions and display some of the equipment needed to carry out fire fighting and rescue.

This year a mock-up display of a crash involving a severely injured driver, pedestrian & an electrical hazard will give students some new insights

NSW Police Force:

The Police cars & equipment are very popular displays. There is a LIDAR set up for students to view. We also have a Breathalyzer kit that can be used.

The beer goggles are used as an interactive display where games are played with people wearing the goggles and trying to walk a straight line. This gives a more realistic view of what happens after consuming alcohol.

Organ and Tissue Donation:

SWAHS Organ & Tissue Donation Team & volunteers from DonateLife NSW interact with students to share information about organ and tissue donation.
There is an information quiz with the chance of winninga prize.
Teacher’s packs are also available for distribution containing fact sheets & contact details.

There will be a photo booth where you phots can be uploaded to

St John Ambulance Australia:

The St John stand demonstrates the value of first aid in the critical minutes before professional help arrives. As students pass by, our narrator invites them to help the casualty on stage, challenging the audience to think about  what they could do.

Our message "Learning to Drive - Learn first aid"  positively impacts our teenage audience.

L Trent Driving School:

The Trent Driving Simulation display includes two reflex testers, which show the distance traveled when a driver reacts to a problem such as the car in front stopping suddenly.

The point of the exercise is to emphasize the 3-second following rule and always leave enough space between themselves and the vehicle in front.

Wheelchair Sports NSW:

The Roadshow raises awareness of wheelchair sport, creates a greater understanding of people with disabilities, encourages acceptance and integration and includes the “Arrive alive” message and associated road safety messages.

These points are further reinforced by the wheelchair basketball game where students experience what it’s like to be in a wheelchair.