Help bring comfort to children affected by violence

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is proud to support Dolly’s Dream

Dolly’s Dream has partnered with the Foundation as one of Australia’s best-known and trusted charities. Together we can make a huge difference in the lives of children affected by bullying. 

Find out more

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 2.5 million children have been reached through our care and prevention programs.
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_AMF_60,000BuddyBags.png Over 95,000 Buddy Bags have been delivered to children in emergency care.
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_eSmart_150,000AustralianStudents.png Over 260,000 Australian children are learning to be smart, safe and responsible online through the eSmart Digital Licence.

Read More

News & Events


Do it for Dolly Day

Schools and workplaces were awash with blue on Friday 10 May, with thousands standing together against bullying on the first Do it for Dolly Day.

24 June 2019

Children’s author Sally Rippin is the first 2019 Buddy Run Community Champion

Acclaimed children’s author Sally Rippin is the first Community Champion for national children’s charity, the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s anti-bullying fun run, Buddy Run.

02 August 2019

TV shows are offering parents the chance to have the conversation

In the middle of the current series of ABC’s The Heights a storyline about image-based abuse is introduced. Schoolgirl Sabine shares an intimate photo of herself in her underwear with her boyfriend, Dane.

31 July 2019

Light the Darkness on cyber bullying and help keep our kids safe online

A powerful new video which shines a light on how cyber bullying affects everyone, including some of AFL’s most high-profile players, is also a focus for fundraising to keep our children safe from violence and bullying.

23 July 2019

Building trust helps the most in keeping our kids safe online

When we see media stories about children who have been exploited or suffered abuse as a result of engaging with the online world – all parents shudder.

16 July 2019

Banning mobile phones is another step in tackling cyber bullying

Banning mobile phones in Victorian schools from 2020 is another step in tackling the complex issue of cyber bullying and cyber safety, national children’s charity, the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, says.

26 June 2019

Push yourself to support a good cause!

The Push Up Tour asks participants to complete one push up for every kilometre of Le Tour de France – in other words, 3460 push ups over 21 stages in the 23 days of this prestigious event.

25 June 2019

Join in Buddy Run 2019

Registrations are now open for the annual Buddy Run, coming to Melbourne’s Yarra Park on Sunday 20 October.

25 June 2019

Nathan and Lucie’s story

Just picture one of the wonderful children in your life. Now picture them in another scenario: having suffered severe neglect and abuse – and having to be removed from home. Unfortunately for us, it’s the reality of our work every day.

24 June 2019

Helping Sistas be safer

Young Indigenous women across Darwin, Jabiru, Arnhem Land, Katherine, Tenant Creek, Townsville and Mildura are set to be safer online, thanks to a new series of workshops, Safe Sistas.

24 June 2019

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter below or visit our media centre for media information including media releases, spokespeople, publications and contacts.