20 stories of resilience and hope

20 Stories for 20 Years

Thank you

Our vital work to keep children safe from violence and bullying would not be possible without the help of our generous supporters. 

  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_eSmart_98%Principals_Male.png Over 2 million children have been helped through our care and prevention programs.
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_AMF_60,000BuddyBags.png Over 70,000 Buddy Bags have been delivered to children in emergency care.
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_eSmart_150,000AustralianStudents.png Over 230,000 Australian children are learning to be smart, safe and responsible online through the eSmart Digital Licence.

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News & Events


70,000 Buddy Bags

We have just packed our 70,000th Buddy Bag! Steven Morris and Dion Prestia from the Richmond Football Club visited the Foundation’s offices to take part in this very special occasion.

01 December 2016

The Foundation recognises bullying as a serious issue

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation through its advocacy arm, The National Centre Against Bullying, calls for whole-of-organisation approaches to reduce bullying.

15 March 2017

An innovator ready for the Alannah & Madeline Foundation challenge

Australia Post’s Chief Innovation Officer Greg Sutherland says he has massive shoes to fill as Chair of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation Board.

17 February 2017

SID: Update software or count the cost

The worldwide message from Safer Internet Day is to ‘Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet’. In our view, regularly updating your software is an essential change that will make your life better.

07 February 2017

New! Alannah & Madeline Foundation Connect

We are proud to present a new and extensive range of workshops – Alannah & Madeline Foundation Connect – in the areas of cyber safety and bullying.

06 February 2017

10 Steps to Deal with School Bullying and Cyber Bullying

These steps have been created by experts at the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s National Centre Against Bullying and is a vital guide for parents, teachers and children who need to know how to manage the issue.

01 February 2017

LINC Tasmania a cyber-safety leader

As part of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s (AMF) eSmart Library program, LINC Tasmania will help staff, adults and students navigate online services in a safe and responsible way. and responsible way.

27 January 2017

CEO for the day

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation welcomed a young 17-year-old CEO for the day to experience a day in the life of our CEO, Lesley Podesta, and learn what is takes to keep children safe from violence.

25 January 2017

Police boss and IT pioneer join Foundation Board

Former Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay and IT expert Russell Yardley have joined the Board of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation.

18 January 2017

PM’s cricket XI teams with Alannah & Madeline Foundation

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP has announced that the Alannah & Madeline Foundation and Lord’s Taverners will be the official charity partners of the Prime Minister’s XI T20 cricket match against Sri Lanka in Canberra on 15 February.

16 January 2017

Cyber safety support to young Indigenous women in the NT

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is helping young Indigenous women in the Northern Territory become safer, smarter and more responsible online with the eSmart Digital Licence.

22 December 2016

Letters of Love

In honour of the Foundation's 20th year and with the partnership of Affirm Press, we are proud to present Letters of Love. Letters that were written by more than 50 prominent Australians to what or who they love most.

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