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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. 

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

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News & Events


#RaisetheAge and safeguard our most vulnerable Australians

National children’s charity, the Alannah & Madeline Foundation has added our voice in calling on all Australian governments to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility to at least 14 years.

03 August 2020

Vulnerable children to benefit from the support of the Elsie Cameron Foundation

The contribution is extremely timely, as our communities are experiencing a significant and unprecedented crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 August 2020

Enhancing the positive: families seek to use technology well

In more than 450 unique responses, the phrase “screentime” was rarely used by the families participating in This Digital Home.

12 August 2020

National eSmart Week has never been more important

National eSmart Week is a week where schools and libraries around Australia come together to promote cyber safety and positive online connections.

01 September 2020

How families are using technology to keep moving

As lockdown levels ebbed and flowed technology was increasingly a part of exercise, movement and shared family experiences.

26 August 2020

TV is still a main player in the family home

While the issue of “screentime” may have evolved out of an '80s and '90s interest in how much television children were watching, the term does not seem to be as strongly connected to television in today's context.

11 September 2020

Working together to protect and care for our most vulnerable children

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation has joined forces with Richmond Football Club to highlight National Child Protection Week (6-12 September) and its work in protecting and putting children first.

08 September 2020

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