Fostering change through education and awareness!

From the very beginning, Michael (Balin’s Dad) has been dedicated to educating students about the dangers of knife crime. His commitment to teaching our youth is essential for ensuring the safety and well-being of our communities.

Michael has visited numerous schools across the Sunshine Coast, delivering informative and engaging presentations. His sessions are designed to not only educate but also to interact with students, offering them the opportunity to ask questions and engage in meaningful discussions.

Through these presentations, Michael aims to raise awareness and foster a sense of responsibility among students, helping them understand the serious consequences of knife crime and how they can contribute to a safer environment.

If you are interested in arranging a presentation at your child’s school, we invite you to fill out the form below. Michael is passionate about reaching as many students as possible and is always eager to bring his message to new audiences.

Thank you for your support in helping us create safer communities through education and awareness.

Raising Awareness

Educating our youth and students about the dangers of knife crime is essential for maintaining the safety and well-being of our communities. By raising awareness and providing critical information, we empower young people to make informed decisions and understand the severe consequences of such actions.

Knife crime not only affects individuals but also tears at the fabric of our communities. Through comprehensive education, we can equip students with the knowledge and tools they need to avoid involvement in knife crime and to contribute positively to their environments.

Our goal is to foster a culture of awareness and responsibility among the younger generation. By discussing the real-life impacts and providing practical advice on how to stay safe and support their peers, we can help prevent incidents before they occur.

Ultimately, educating students about knife crime is a proactive step towards building safer, more resilient communities where everyone can thrive. Together, we can make a significant difference and ensure a brighter future for all.


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