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Fortem Australia is regularly involved in media engagements to broaden community awareness of the importance of providing support to first responders in a variety of ways. Visit the News section of our website for updates on our media involvement.
Magazine article: Maskey, J 2023, ‘Fortem Australia: Providing Wellbeing and Mental Health Care for Paramedics for Four Years’, Australian College of Paramedicine ‘RESPONSE’ Magazine, pp. 56-57.
Report: Maskey, J 2023, Submission from Fortem Australia: Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Australia’s Disaster Resilience, pp. 1–25. https://fortemaustralia.org.au/2023/06/29/media-release-fortem-australia-tenders-submission-to-senate-select-committee-on-australias-disaster-resilience/
Podcast: Mindarma Podcast. S2 Episode 7: James Maskey, A Life of Purpose: ex-cop finds meaning after PTSD.
Podcast: Mindarma Podcast. S1 Episode 1: Senior Firefighter Tara J Lal on storytelling, self-care and resilience.
QLD Sunday Mail / Courier Mail: August 2023 ‘‘My work mum’: Heartbreak after cop’s shock death’.
7 News and ABC News: June 2023 ‘Thank a First Responder Day & Townsville Launch’. Leader of the Opposition – Transcript – Joint Doorstop interview, Townsville – Peter Dutton MP
Studio 10, 10 Network: August 2022 ‘The impact of ‘spill over stress’ on first responder families’.
ABC Radio National ‘PM’: September 2022 ‘Suicide rate of first responders worrying support group’.
ABC Radio National ‘PM’: December 2022 ‘Police urged to seek psych support after QLD police killings’.
9 NEWS print media article: July 2021 ‘COVID-19 pressures lead to increase in mental health issues among first responders’.