'Bully Zero' and 'FFV' team up to give bullying the boot

Bully Zero joins as an official charity partner

Football Federation Victoria (FFV) is delighted to announce Bully Zero Australia Foundation (BZAF) as an official charity partner of FFV and its highly successful 'Community in Business' network.

As the preferred provider for workplace bullying prevention programs by WorkSafe Victoria, Bully Zero Australia Foundation is one of the only organisations in Australia which delivers the cyber safety/radicalisation prevention program nationally to schools, community and sporting groups, including FFV football clubs. Bully Zero Australia are also certified by the office of the children's eSafety Commissioner.

Bully Zero Australia Foundation CEO, Oscar Yildiz welcomed the exciting partnership with FFV.

“We at Bully Zero are thrilled to team up with FFV and it’s successful Community in Business network to create awareness and build a culture of Zero Tolerance to bullying on and off the field. Bullying continues to have devastating consequences on individuals and their families and we at Bully Zero are determined as ever to provide young people with education that will prevent bullying and work with bullies and their families to help create positive behavioural changes,” said Yildiz.

FFV CEO, Maxwell Gratton said FFV is delighted to officially welcome Bully Zero Australia Foundation to the Victorian football family.

“This new partnership with Bully Zero will ensure FFV, as a community organisation, plays a leading role in stamping out all forms of bullying in our society. As the number one club participation sport, football is perfectly positioned to spread the Bully Zero message and we look forward to working with Oscar and his team on various initiatives in the months ahead,” said Gratton.

The National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence is on Friday March 17.

If you are being bullied or want to find out how to help a family member or friend, the 24 hour Hotline is there to assist you. The hotline has saved 87 potential suicides. Call 1800-0-Bully.

For more information on the Bully Zero Australia Foundation visit their website www.bzaf.org.au or like their Facebook page.

For more information on FFV commercial partnerships, please contact FFV General Manager, Commercial and Media, Anthony Grima on agrima@ffv.org.au or visit www.communityinbusiness.com.au

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