Buddy Bags

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

Dolly’s Dream has decided to partner with the Foundation as one of Australia’s best known and trusted children’s charities, to ensure that Dolly's dream of helping prevent other children being affected by bullying comes true.

Read 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 million children have been reached through our care and prevention programs.
  • AMF_Icongraphy_White_AMF_60,000BuddyBags.png Over 80,000 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.

Read More

News & Events


Welcoming our newest Ambassador, George Megalogenis

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation are proud to announce author and journalist, George Megalogenis, as their newest Ambassador.

25 September 2018

Our CEO Lesley Podesta explains how Digital Licence keeps students safe online

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation's CEO, Lesley Podesta, has welcomed the government's $10 million grant program to enhancing online safety for children.

13 February 2019

Signs to look out for as students go back to school

For many children and their families, back to school is an exciting time – new friends, new adventures and an opportunity to reconnect. But children who have been bullied can meet this time of year with anxiety, stress and apprehension.

11 February 2019

Welcoming pledges around our eSmart Digital Licence

The Alannah & Madeline Foundation and Dolly’s Dream welcome the announcements from the Federal Government and the Federal Opposition on their support of the eSmart Digital Licence.

12 February 2019

Kate and Tick Everett honoured to be awarded 2019 Local Hero

Kate and Tick Everett, parents of Amy “Dolly” Everett and founders of anti-bullying initiative Dolly’s Dream, said they are proud to be named the 2019 Local Hero at the Australian of the Year Awards on 25 January.

11 February 2019

Get ready to hit the ground running in 2019!

Come join us at this year’s Run Melbourne on 28 July 2019 and help the Alannah & Madeline Foundation continue our programs that care, prevent and advocate for a brighter future for all Australian children.

11 February 2019

New Junior Primary Digital Licence keeps young children safe online

More than 2,500 schools across the country have registered to use Digital Licence, with more than 200,000 students having completed it.

31 January 2019

Cutting his hair for charity

Twelve year old Richmond Bagnall believes in giving back to the community, which is why he’s cutting his hair.

14 November 2018

Buddy Run bringing children together to step up against bullying

The Buddy Run, held on 21 October 2018, was an Anti-Bullying Fun Run which brought children and families together to step up against bullying and spread the message that bullying is never ok.

22 October 2018

Tasmanian Government is a leader in cyber safety and investing in our children’s digital skills

Tasmania has the runs on the board as an early adopter in supporting evidence based cyber safety education to increase the digital skills of our children and reduce bullying and cyber bullying.

04 October 2018

Subscribe to our Newsletter

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