Morcombe Foundation. Harm Prevention: The Daniel Morcombe Foundation
Inc is very active in implementing ‘Harm Prevention’ initiatives.
Indeed, this area of the foundations work has increased to form a major
proportion of their time, energies and available funding. The Daniel Morcombe
Foundation is committed to teaching Personal Safety to the young and vulnerable
in our community by providing these important skills, free of charge and
easily accessible to everyone in Australia.
Child Safety Curriculum The State Government is committed to child
safety. The Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum has been developed
for all Queensland students. The curriculum aims to improve students’
knowledge, skills, understanding and awareness about personal safety
through three core messages: Recognise, React and Report. Further
information about the curriculum is available on the Department
of Education, Training and Employment’s website at www.education.qld.gov.au/child-safety-curriculum.
The Foundation’s Vision All too often, children are the innocent victim’s
in our sometimes cruel society. The events surrounding Daniel’s
disappearance have strengthened a community in their resolve to
ensure that this type of tragedy never occurs again. But the Daniel
Morcombe Foundation’s belief and vision is one that also incorporatesa
future where all children are provided with protection, education
and support in their lives.
The Foundations Objectives The objectives of the foundation
are simple and wide reaching across many facets of our community.
1. To educate children regarding their personal safety (including
2. To assist victims of crime, particularly where crime involves
3. To continue the search for Daniel
4. To raise funds from public and Government entities to support
the above objectives
5. To provide a vehicle to attract funding from State and Federal
bodies and to establish and maintain a public fund to attract public
donations and bequests