Media Centre

For all media queries and interview requests relating to the Alannah & Madeline Foundation and National Centre Against Bullying, please contact Deb Morris at deb.morris@amf.org.au or 0499 202 001. For any other enquiries call 03 9697 0666.

Our Founding Patrol, Walter Mikac, and Chief Executive Officer, Lesley Podesta are the authorised spokespeople on behalf of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation.

Key statistics:

  • The Foundation has reached more than 2.3 million children 
  • 1 in 4 Australian school-aged children in Australia have been bullied recently
  • More than 100,000 Buddy Bags have been distributed
  • More than 2,300 schools across Australia are currently participating in the eSmart Schools program.
  • More than 80% of Australian libraries are registered for eSmart
  • More than 260,000 Australian students are learning how to be smart, safe and responsible with the eSmart Digital Licence

Spokespeople

Our spokespeople can provide expert comment and media briefings on a number of specialist topics, including child safety and wellbeing, bullying, cyber bullying and cyber safety.



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