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.

Greek cooking breaks down lockdown isolation for Canberra region.

Connections have grown within and between the first responder families who have joined Fortem’s virtual activities during lockdown.  A dynamic mix of virtual activities have been keeping our first responder community learning, moving, and connecting – in tune with our ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing.’  Fortem’s Gen Lindsay, says

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