Mission & Purpose

Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation, (previously known as Camp Kookaburra) was founded in 2002 by Dianne Madden who through personal experience identified the lack of support for children living in a family affected by mental illness. The first camp was held with 16 kids. Today over 1100 kids are registered to the Kookaburra Kids program.

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Our Purpose

To provide intervention and education in a fun way through camp and activity programs.

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OUR PURPOSE

To facilitate unforgettable experiences for children giving them a break from their caring role and a safe environment to share their experiences with children living in similar situations

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OUR PURPOSE

To deliver life changing outcomes that positively affect the lives of kids in Australia.

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Our Philosophy

All children who are affected by parents or other family members with a mental illness deserve to be supported, valued and provided the opportunity to strive toward their potential.