Fortem Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the mental fitness and wellbeing of first responder families.
Every day, more than 300,000 first responders keep our communities safe. They are backed up by their families: partners, children and parents. All of them hold vital and challenging roles. We help them to be well, and stay well, through mental fitness and wellbeing activities and support services.
When we launched in October last year, we had no idea of the challenges we’d face in 2020 – and we can all agree that it’s been a big year.
$11.5 million in mental health grants to support emergency services workers affected by the bushfires
The Australian Government is investing $11.5 million in mental health services to support emergency services workers and their families impacted by the unprecedented bushfire disaster of 2019-20. The funding is