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International Patron, HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark International Patron, HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Princess Mary is a great supporter of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation and has spoken at various events on our behalf.

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Founding Patron, Walter Mikac AM Founding Patron, Walter Mikac AM

Walter Mikac, Phil West and a small group of volunteers, worked hard to set up the Foundation in 1997. Today, Walter is the Founding Patron of the Foundation and a professional speaker.

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Melissa Doyle Melissa Doyle

Melissa became an official Ambassador for the Alannah & Madeline Foundation in April 2014. She has been a huge advocate for the Foundation’s work.

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John Caldwell John Caldwell

John Caldwell joined the Alannah & Madeline Foundation as an official Ambassador in March 2014 to take a stand against bullying and cyber bullying, and help protect children from violence.

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Dan Jackson Dan Jackson

Former Richmond Football Club player Dan Jackson's interest and involvement in youth charities like the Alannah & Madeline Foundation came about from his own experiences as both a school student and professional athlete.

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Judi Fallon, Connect Facilitator Judi Fallon, Connect Facilitator

Judi Fallon is the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s Schools Program Manager. She is responsible for the Framework’s development and implementation in all schools across Australia.

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Lesley Podesta, CEO of Alannah & Madeline Foundation Lesley Podesta, CEO of Alannah & Madeline Foundation

Ms Lesley Podesta joins the Alannah & Madeline Foundation as CEO, after five years at The Fred Hollows Foundation as the Director of Global Partnerships, Policy and Advocacy Division.

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The Hon Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC The Hon Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC

Alastair has had a long association with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation as former Chair of the National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB) a peak body of bullying experts managed by the Foundation.

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Caitlin Figueiredo Caitlin Figueiredo

Alannah & Madeline Foundation Ambassador Caitlin Figueiredo is committed to creating inclusive opportunities for young women and youth around the world.

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Jimmy Bartel Jimmy Bartel

Jimmy Bartel became an Alannah & Madeline Foundation Ambassador because it fit naturally with his work in progressing awareness of, and advocating for, the prevention of domestic violence.

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Patron, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC Patron, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC

We are honoured to announce the Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, as Patron of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation.

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Ashton Kline Ashton Kline

The first Ambassador who has first-hand experience of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s programs, Ashton exemplifies what we stand for.

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George Megalogenis George Megalogenis

A father of one daughter, George Megalogenis’ interest in the Alannah & Madeline Foundation’s work begins with his childhood, where he suffered from bullying at primary school.

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National Patron, The Hon Scott Morrison MP National Patron, The Hon Scott Morrison MP

"Every Australian child has the right to a safe and happy childhood, and I sincerely thank the Alannah & Madeline Foundation for its resolute commitment to this ideal."

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