Stories from our first responder community

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, support services and wellbeing activities. These are their stories.

The secret sauce for transitioning first responders 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be the ‘secret sauce’ when transitioning out of first responder service into new career and life opportunities.   Fortem’s Transition & Employment Program empowers first responders looking to turn skills and knowledge developed during

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