All fired up for White Balloon Day

9 Sep 2016

Gold Coast fire fighters are today joining communities from right across Australia and accepting Australia’s biggest child protection challenge, working together to help Bravehearts prevent a crime which affects more than 60,000 children every year. The Surfers Paradise Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) C-Shift Crew are hoping the only flames they need worry about are […]

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AFP get behind Australia’s biggest child protection challenge

8 Sep 2016

The Australian Federal Police is getting behind Australia’s biggest child protection challenge with a raft of initiatives to help celebrate Bravehearts’ 20th annual White Balloon Day. AFP will tomorrow release a video featuring supporters, including Minister for Justice Michael Keenan, AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin, Deputy Commissioner Justine Saunders, Manager Victim Based Crime Lesa Gale, Manager […]

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GEMYDU beat the youth support drum with remote rhythms in Gulf

31 Aug 2016

It can lay claim to being the most remote 20th annual White Balloon Day event in the country, with the small island community of Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria taking on Australia’s biggest child protection challenge. Groote Eylandt & Milyakburra Youth Development Unit (GEMYDU) will host a two-day event (Sept 9-10) on the […]

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Fighting fit for kids on the mighty Murray

30 Aug 2016

A gym in the historic river port of Goolwa, on the Murray River in South Australia, will bring some muscle to Bravehearts 20th annual White Balloon Day with a two-hour ‘mash-up’ session as part of Australia’s biggest child protection challenge. FIT Goolwa members will participate in the group fitness launch, to be delivered by a […]

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Children’s centre ready to celebrate

18 Aug 2016

Among the hundreds of schools, early learning centres and kindergartens signing up to champion child protection on White Balloon Day next month is the Jerry Bailey Children’s Centre in Shoalhaven Heads, New South Wales. The children’s centre has just registered for the milestone 20th annual Bravehearts celebration to raise much-needed funds and awareness to help […]

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Power to an important cause as Battery World partners with White Balloon Day

17 Aug 2016

Bravehearts’ milestone 20th annual White Balloon Day campaign has received a big boost with Battery World giving power to an important cause – preventing child sexual assault in Australia. 93 stores across the national retail network will for the second year take part in the event on September 9, joining thousands of children’s champions across […]

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Treadmill challenge at Orange gym supports White Balloon Day

12 Aug 2016

An Orange Gym is among the first wave of organisations to step up to #takethechallenge to protect Aussie kids as part of Bravehearts milestone 20th annual White Balloon Day celebration. Anytime Fitness will run a treadmill challenge during Child Protection Week (Sep 4-10) encouraging gym members and visitors to pound the pavement to raise money […]

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