"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.
"In particular, I pay tribute to founding members, who, stirred by unspeakable tragedy, responded with unwavering passion to protect and defend children from fear, bullying and violence.
"Such courage and humanity is deeply inspiring, and the Australian Government is proud of its ongoing support for such a worthwhile cause.
"Since the Foundation’s inception more than 20 years ago, the position of National Patron has been held by the Prime Minister, and I am proud to have the opportunity to bring my commitment to this role.
"Keeping children safe from violence is one of the most important responsibilities we have as a society, and we must do all we can to achieve this, with governments, communities, families and individuals working together."
The Hon Scott Morrison MP
Prime Minister of Australia
Crown Princess Mary is a great supporter of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation and has spoken at various events on our behalf.Read More >
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.Read More >
Melissa became an official Ambassador for the Alannah & Madeline Foundation in April 2014. She has been a huge advocate for the Foundation’s work.Read More >
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