Marta Dusseldorp Save the Children Ambassador

Our ambassadors generously give up their time to support vulnerable children in Australia and overseas.

We're lucky enough to have many passionate Australians who raise awareness in the wider community about important issues that impact children. Meet our ambassadors:

Marta Dusseldorp

Marta DusseldorpMarta Dusseldorp is a household name in Australia for her role as Sarah Adams in A Place to Call Home. Her acting career spans 20-years, and you may have also seen her in ABC's Janet King, Jack Irish , Crownies and the film Burning Man.

Her first love is theatre and she has performed with Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir, The Griffin, The Ensemble, Bell Shakespeare and Melbourne Theatre Company. She won a Helpmann Award for her powerful performance as Queen Margaret in The War of the Roses.

Some of Marta's work with us:


Luke Arnold

Luke ArnoldStar of the INXS drama Never Tear Us Apart, Luke Arnold, is a tireless advocate for Save the Children's work.

The Adelaide-born actor also plays John Silver in the US big budget drama Black Sails.

Some of Luke's work with us: 


Stephen Curry

Stephen CurryStephen Curry has been a regular face on Australian television screens for decades on shows such as Frontline, The Secret Life of Us, Cloudstreet and Redfern Now.

He is well known for this role in the hit Australian film The Castle, as well as his portrayal of Graham Kennedy in The King.

Stephen is a passionate advocate for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander rights, and has visited programs run by Save the Children that work directly with Aboriginal young people

Some of Stephen's work with us: 


Claire van der Boom


Claire van der BoomClaire van der Boom is a film, television and theatre actress. She is best known for her appearances in the HBO miniseries The Pacific and in the 2010 remake of Hawaii Five-O.

Born in Broome, Western Australia, Claire is incredibly supportive of the work that Save the Children does in remote parts of the country, reaching children in need.

Some of Claire's work with us: 

Youth Ambassadors

Our Youth Ambassadors work with our staff to uphold, promote and protect children's rights. They speak out on issues that matter to them, and they represent the views of their peers at events, in the media and in parliament.

Find out who our current Youth Ambassadors are.

We also work with our colleagues in other countries to support the work of our international Ambassadors when they visit Australia:

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo lends his voice and visibility to spotlight issues facing child refugees and all vulnerable children around the globe.

Some of Cristiano's work with us:

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne

Some of Princess Anne's work with us: