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Australian Children More Vulnerable Than Ever

2 Sep 2021

Children are at risk from sexual harm more than ever through COVID lockdowns and CEO of national child protection organisation, Bravehearts, is urging Australians to take action by getting involved in Bravehearts’ 25th annual White Balloon Day on Friday, September 10.   “Children are at risk more than ever through COVID-19, particularly as they isolate with […]

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The Legacy of White Balloon Day

17 Aug 2021

Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day has been shining a light on the crime of child sexual abuse for 25 years. The annual campaign has brought a subject that was once taboo out of the darkness, giving survivors, and all Australians, the language to speak up and speak out against a crime that affects 1 in 5 […]

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Bravehearts is calling on the nation to make the PLEDGE to PROTECT KIDS

16 Aug 2019

AUSTRALIA’S largest child protection advocate Bravehearts has called on the nation to make the pledge to protect the country’s most vulnerable souls this White Balloon Day. Now in its 23rd year, the annual event is the charity’s signature fundraising and awareness initiative and encourages Australians to work together to protect kids from child sexual assault. […]

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Walk the walk when it comes to protecting kids this White Balloon Day

24 Jul 2019

As another White Balloon Day approaches, the message from our team at Bravehearts couldn’t be stronger – child protection is everyone’s job. It’s not solely the responsibility of parents and grandparents. Teachers and police officers can only do so much. When it comes to keeping the country’s most vulnerable souls safe from harm, we all […]

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Ditto’s Keep Safe Adventure Show set to help protect Melbourne kids

28 Aug 2018

In the lead-up to National White Balloon Day and Child Protection Week, Bravehearts will today announce that their Ditto Keep Safe Adventure Show is set to roll out across Melbourne thanks to funding by sponsors Celebrate Health and Mazzei Homes. Aimed at children aged 3 to 8 years-of-age, the Bravehearts’ Ditto Keep Safe Adventure Show […]

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Children’s champion Nat a passionate ambassador

23 Jun 2016

Meet proud Bravehearts ambassador Natalie Gruzlewski who this year will again pledge her support as a White Balloon Day ambassador, getting behind Australia’s biggest child protection challenge. The bubbly television personality has been a Bravehearts ambassador for three years and when she’s not traversing the globe and filming for Nine Network’s hit travel show Getaway […]

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Powerful legacy celebrating 20 years

23 Jun 2016

Held annually during Child Protection Week, White Balloon Day is a Bravehearts signature event creating awareness about child sexual assault while raising funds to enable Bravehearts to educate, empower and protect the most vulnerable members of the community – our kids. The origin of the white balloon as a symbol of support for survivors first […]

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