The Alannah & Madeline Foundation is the leading national not-for-profit organisation working to protect children from the effects of violence and bullying.


Buddy Bags – supply of backpacks of basic essentials to children in emergency accommodation across Australia. We have delivered more than 80,000 Buddy Bags to date.
Children Ahead – formerly named the Intensive Support Program, Children Ahead helps children recover from significant trauma and violence.
Cubby House – an award-winning, Australian-first initiative providing a customised safe space for children under the care of the Department of Health and Human Services at the Broadmeadows Children’s Court.


Better Buddies – a whole-school initiative designed to help create friendly and caring primary school communities where bullying is reduced.
Connect – a speaker and consultancy service providing cyber safety, bullying and care information through workshops and seminars to schools, workplaces and the community.
eSmart – a world-leading, evidence-based system which uses a cultural change framework approach to promote respectful behaviours – both on and offline – to reduce bullying and cyber bullying.
The eSmart system is being implemented in more than 2,200 schools nationally and will be rolled-out to all 1,500 public libraries in Australia by 2018.
eSmart Digital Licence – an online challenge which uses quizzes and activities to help prepare children to be smart, safe and responsible online. There are over 200,000 students signed up to become smart, safe and responsible online


National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB) – a peak body of experts working to reduce bullying and minimise its harm on young people.
Community safety – opposition to changes to laws that may contribute to the gun death rate or increase the risk of harm from firearms. The Foundation is a strong voice on behalf of children’s safety from gun related violence.

We rely on donations and the community to support our work. For information or to make a donation, please contact us on 1300 720 747 or via