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Alannah and Madeline Foundation

Key objectives of this foundation are to care for children who have experienced or witnessed serious violence; reduce the incidence of bullying, cyber bullying and other cyber risks; and, advocate for the safety and wellbeing of children.

Our programs are in one third of all Australian schools, and more than two thirds of all Australian public libraries (reaching all 1,500 within the next three years) and we support 10,000 children in refuges or foster homes across Australia every year.

We have reached more than 2 million children and their families nationwide since the organisation was established in 1997.

The Foundation was set up in memory of Alannah and Madeline Mikac, aged six and three, who were tragically killed with their mother and 32 others at Port Arthur, Tasmania, on 28 April 1996. The Foundation was launched in 1997 and has been operating for almost 20 years.