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Event Series Weekly Workout | Darwin

Weekly Workout | Darwin

Darwin

Get your weekly workout in at this popular CBD location. The facility will provide you a structured workout during your lunch hour, guaranteed to make you sweat while having fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 12 and

Free

Bega Valley – Fit4Duty Weekly Fitness Class – May/June

Bega Valley

Hit the gym with a for a weekly group session inspired by the movement requirements of first responders. Have some fun while developing the physical and mental resilience it takes to beFit4Duty. All fitness levels are welcome. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve here). Register yourself, and up to one

Bunnings – Make a terrarium | Townsville

Townsville

Brighten up your indoor space and create your own unique terrarium in this creative and fun activity. A terrarium is a collection of small, decorative plants, growing in a glass bowl. A terrarium lives inside and only needs to be watered intermittently, making it great for those who are looking for a low-maintenance introduction to

Free

Sound Vibration Meditation | Gold Coast

South East QLD

Unwind with us in a meditative experience. ALL experience levels are welcome. For centuries, yogis, traditional healers and wellness practitioners have been using the power of sound and vibration to induce relaxation, meditation and a state in which our bodies can unwind. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve).

Free

Alexandra Headland Walk | Sunshine Coast

South East QLD

Join Fortem Volunteer, Nicole, for a 60-minute beach walk and chat. Learn more about Fortem Australia and what activities/services we provide, as well as meet new people. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other adult and up to two children.  All

Free

TAFRD | Ninja Academy Freestyle Coaching | Adults | Perth

Perth

This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 14 and over.  All Fortem Wellbeing Activities are underpinned by the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. Created by our partners at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, this is a set of practical lifestyle habits

Free

Every Body: Life Drawing | ACTCS

ACTCS , Australia

This Life Drawing class focusses on drawing the human figure. It is now in its third year, the class offers a low pressure, stress free environment, and a culture of relaxation and creative expression rather than technical ability. (If you are looking for a step by step how to draw class this isn't for you)Attracting

Free

TAFRD – Barefoot Bowls | Townsville

Townsville

Kick off your shoes and enjoy an afternoon barefoot "on the green" learning the art of lawn bowls! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other adult and up to two children.  All Fortem Wellbeing Activities are underpinned by the 5 Ways to Wellbeing.

Free

Sound Meditation Journey | Wollongbar

Northern NSW

Meditation can be a perfect short escape from the modern stresses of life. Sound meditation includes the harmonic sounds and vibrations produced by singing bowls, chimes, drums and other sound bathing equipment which resonate throughout this session providing a deep meditative state, where rest and relaxation help to restore balance and calm throughout the body.

Free
Event Series Sunrise Yoga | Darwin

Sunrise Yoga | Darwin

Darwin

Start your week off with a morning yoga class suitable for all levels. The focus of these classes is to move mindfully with your breath, stretch the fascia and improve joint range of movement. The yoga instructor will support participants in learning yoga postures that are simple, slow, and designed to move at a pace

Free

Llama Farm Tour | Ipswich

South East QLD

You will have the opportunity to meet, pat and feed many of the animals that call The Llama Farm home. From our cheeky ponies to loveable llamas, your camera will get a workout as you get up, close and personal with our menagerie. You will learn about them and what it takes to care for

Free
Event Series Weekly Workout | Darwin

Weekly Workout | Darwin

Darwin

Get your weekly workout in at this popular CBD location. The facility will provide you a structured workout during your lunch hour, guaranteed to make you sweat while having fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 12 and

Free

Bega Valley – Fit4Duty Weekly Fitness Class – May/June

Bega Valley

Hit the gym with a for a weekly group session inspired by the movement requirements of first responders. Have some fun while developing the physical and mental resilience it takes to beFit4Duty. All fitness levels are welcome. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve here). Register yourself, and up to one

Morning Coffee on us | Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Come and grab a coffee on the Fortem house. Pop into one of Alice Springs' popular coffee spots and chat with other members of the First Responder Community. A Fortem Volunteer will be there to greet you from 9:00am to 10:30am, but drop in at any point. A great way to start your day! This

Free

Thank a First Responder Day – Train of Lights | Emerald

Melbourne

In celebration of Thank a First Responder Day, prepare to be spellbound as this mesmerising winter steam train, adorned with thousands of dazzling lights and stunning visual effects, illuminates the trees, tracks, and passing towns once more, captivates passengers with its magical charm. Departing from Lakeside Station, the Train of Lights will embark on a

Free

Coffee Catch-Up | Darwin

Darwin

Come and grab a coffee "on the (Fortem) house". Pop into one of Darwin's popular coffee spots in Nightcliff and grab a take-away OR stay and chat with other members of the First Responder Community. The Fortem Team will be there to greet you from 9:00am to 10:30am (drop in at any point). A great way

Free

TAFRD | Driving Range | Townsville

Townsville

Join us at the Driving Range to see how accurate your swings are. Connect with your partner, family member, and other local first responders and their partners. It's a fun way to keep fit, connect and stay active! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and

Free

Laser Tag | ACTCS

ACTCS , Australia

Strap on a vest and step into another world. Laser Tag is a fun, interactive and high tech game of hide and seek. Play with your children or against them. The choice is yours. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other

Free

Gauguin’s World – French Post Impressionist | ACTCS

ACTCS , Australia

Join the group for a coffee at the gallery's Street Cafe before viewing the exhibition. Gauguin’s World: Tōna Iho, Tōna Ao. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience the enduring art of French Post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin. Featuring some of his most recognised masterpieces, many of which were created in the Pacific region, the exhibition offers

Free

Indoor Rock Climbing | Ballina

Northern NSW

Join us for Indoor Rock Climbing! With climbing routes for all ages and levels of ability, you can try something new or further develop your skills whilst having an awesome, active and action-packed afternoon, one the whole family can enjoy. Indoor Rock Climbing is a stealth fitness activity, where the physical elements of rock climbing (like

Free

Bowling | Cannington

Perth

Join together with other first responders and their families for a friendly competition with other participants and enjoy a game of ten-pin bowling. Stay for a drink afterwards and share the experience and fun of the game. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up

Free
Event Series Monthly Art Classes | Virtual

Monthly Art Classes | Virtual

ACTCS , Australia +31 more

Art provides food for the soul. Each month we will dabble in a different type of beginner-friendly art mediums. Classes will offer opportunities to be expressive, focused and reflective. July: Paint your Pet August: Funky Giraffes September: Spring Flora These classes are perfect if you're looking to boost workplace wellbeing in your office, want to

Free
Event Series Weekly Workout | Darwin

Weekly Workout | Darwin

Darwin

Get your weekly workout in at this popular CBD location. The facility will provide you a structured workout during your lunch hour, guaranteed to make you sweat while having fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 12 and

Free

Coffee Catch Up | Bega Valley

Bega Valley

Drop in for a cuppa and a relaxed chat at a Merimbula cafe. Boost your wellbeing and broaden your social networks by getting to know other first responders over a coffee, tea, smoothie or chai. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve here). Register yourself, and up to one other adult and

Free

Coffee Catch Up | Brunswick Heads

Northern NSW

We encourage our First Responders to drop in on take five, have a laugh and connect with the local Fortem rep and other first responders. We can let you know a little about us and the social activities planned for the area over the coming months and how they can boost your well-being and broaden your social networks. This free

Free

Laser Tag | Perth | North

Perth

Join together with other first responders and their families for a friendly competition with other participants and enjoy a couple of games of laser tag. Stay for a drink afterwards and share the experience and fun of the game. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself,

Free

Train like a Ninja | Townsville

Townsville

Join us for a ninja play session at Ninja Parc these school holidays Training 'like a ninja' helps improve things such as balance, co-ordination, endurance, grip strength and overall strength and power, plus it's a lot of fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and

Free
Event Series Sunrise Yoga | Darwin

Sunrise Yoga | Darwin

Darwin

Start your week off with a morning yoga class suitable for all levels. The focus of these classes is to move mindfully with your breath, stretch the fascia and improve joint range of movement. The yoga instructor will support participants in learning yoga postures that are simple, slow, and designed to move at a pace

Free
Event Series Weekly Workout | Darwin

Weekly Workout | Darwin

Darwin

Get your weekly workout in at this popular CBD location. The facility will provide you a structured workout during your lunch hour, guaranteed to make you sweat while having fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 12 and

Free

Ice Skating | Perth

Perth

Join other First Responders of Perth and their families for some ice-skating fun. Come along, pop on some ice skates and let's have a great time, everyone is welcome! NOTE:  Ice skates are provided, and the Centre staff will give you some helpful tips to get you started. All you need to bring is yourself

Free
Event Series TAFRD – Jiu-Jitsu | Townsville

TAFRD – Jiu-Jitsu | Townsville

Townsville

Come and join us for a Jiu-Jitsu class with an experienced Jiu-Jitsu coach. Get fitter, learn something new and build your mental focus in this 1-hour session. This class is for any level of fitness or knowledge, beginner or experienced. These classes will run one Thursday a month for June, July & August. Full bathroom

Free

Ice Skating | Darwin

Darwin

Join other First Responders of Darwin and their families for some ice-skating fun. Come along, pop on some ice skates and let's have a great time, everyone is welcome! NOTE:  Ice skates are provided and the Centre staff will give you some helpful tips to get you started. All you need to bring is yourself

Free

Art Workshop | Townsville

Townsville

Create an exciting Abstract self-portrait using emotional marks, colour and shapes on A3 water quality paper. This workshop will take you on an exploration of mark-making and how to apply your marks to a sense of who you are. “Marks” is a term to describe the different lines, patterns and textures we create in a

Free

Inflatable World | ACTCS

ACTCS , Australia

Please note, this activity is for people aged 2 and above.  It’s all about having fun, so bring the whole family and bounce on into Inflatable World. It’s not just for the kids, parents you can have fun too. This is the biggest indoor inflatable playground in Australia. All children 17 years and under must

Free

Tuff Nutterz | School Holiday Fun |Byron Bay

Northern NSW

Join us for Tuff Nutterz - a day where families connect, everyone laughs, and bravery reigns. This supersize inflatable maze - spanning nearly 300 square meters - is packed with 30 fun and challenging obstacles and is a place where family memories are made. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out

Free

Coffee By The Beach | Byron Bay

Northern NSW

We encourage our First Responders to drop in on take five, have a laugh and connect with the local Fortem rep and other first responders. We can let you know a little about us and the social activities planned for the area over the coming months and how they can boost your well-being and broaden your social networks. This free

Free

Little Green Thumbs| Kokedama Workshop | Byron Bay

Northern NSW

Dive into nature with our fun workshop learning how to make your very own Kokedama's. Great for adults and kids, this Japanese art involves wrapping and binding plants in moss and string, transforming plants into mini works of art to take home. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we

Free
Event Series Weekly Workout | Darwin

Weekly Workout | Darwin

Darwin

Get your weekly workout in at this popular CBD location. The facility will provide you a structured workout during your lunch hour, guaranteed to make you sweat while having fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 12 and

Free

Coffee Catch Up | Eden

Bega Valley

First responder families, drop in for a cuppa and a relaxed chat at an Eden cafe. Boost your well-being and broaden your social networks by getting to know other first responders over a coffee, tea or chai. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve here). Register yourself, and up to one other adult and

Free

Sound Vibration Meditation | Gold Coast

South East QLD

Unwind with us in a meditative experience. ALL experience levels are welcome. For centuries, yogis, traditional healers and wellness practitioners have been using the power of sound and vibration to induce relaxation, meditation and a state in which our bodies can unwind. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve).

Free

Chocolate Tasting and Coffee | Sunshine Coast

South East QLD

Join Fortem Volunteer, Nicole, for a small taste of some of Maleny Chocolate Co's all-time favourites. We will learn what makes them taste so great, and then connect over coffee afterwards. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other adult.  All Fortem

Free

Castle Hill Goat Track | Townsville

Townsville

Start your Friday off with an invigorating walk up the Castle Hill main goat track. Once we reach the peak, enjoy the stunning views and a rest before we head back down. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other adult and

Free

Hooked on Fishing Workshop | Yamba

Northern NSW

Get hooked on fishing! Learn the rules, the secrets and all the fishing basics in celebration of Thank a First Responder Day. How to cast, knot tie, bait and rig will all be explained in this workshop before heading out to throw a line in the water. All fishing equipment, bait and lunch is provided

Free

Healesville Sanctuary I SE Melbourne

Melbourne

Explore a bushland haven for Australian wildlife. An Australian wildlife experience just one hour from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other adult and up to two children.  All Fortem Wellbeing Activities are underpinned by

Free
Event Series Weekly Workout | Darwin

Weekly Workout | Darwin

Darwin

Get your weekly workout in at this popular CBD location. The facility will provide you a structured workout during your lunch hour, guaranteed to make you sweat while having fun! This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve). Register yourself, and up to one other person aged 12 and

Free

Restorative Sound Vibration Meditation and Yoga | Logan

South East QLD

Come along, relax, reset and rejuvenate with this Restorative Experience. ALL experience levels are welcome. Restorative Yoga is gentle and calm with you holding gentle supported positions for periods of time, allowing your body to fully relax into the position. For centuries, yogis, traditional healers and wellness practitioners have been using the power of sound and

Free

Fremantle | Prison Torchlight Tour

Perth

Are you feeling brave? Join us for a guided tour as we explore the darker side of the Fremantle story at night on an eerie tour by torchlight. Cringe and be fascinated at some of the history. A tour not for the faint hearted - with a few surprises along the way! Tour Warning -

Free

Coffee Catchup – Ipswich

South East QLD

Come and grab a coffee "on the (Fortem) house". Pop into our selected coffee spot and grab a take-away OR stay and chat with other members of the First Responder Community. The Fortem Team will be there to greet you from 8:00am to 10:30am (drop in at any point). A great way to start your

Free

Glow in the Dark Mini Golf- St Lucia

South East QLD

Putt your way around the course in a whole new light this winter at St Lucia Mini Golf. From Luminous pathways to celestial scapes and a host of dazzling features. Put your mini golf skills to the test with a glow in the dark golf ball and a twinkling ambience to guide your way. Photo

Free

The Art of Brick Immersive Experience I Melbourne

Melbourne

The Art of the Brick is a LEGO® exhibition featuring over 100 unique works made from millions of LEGO® bricks: Discover the renewed version of the critically acclaimed exhibition of LEGO® sculptures. Immerse yourself in Nathan Sawaya's colourful world with moving sculptures, an LED light show, cutting-edge video mapping and great sound. Encounter this planet’s

Free

Event Series TAFRD – Jiu-Jitsu | Townsville

TAFRD – Jiu-Jitsu | Townsville

Townsville

Come and join us for a Jiu-Jitsu class with an experienced Jiu-Jitsu coach. Get fitter, learn something new and build your mental focus in this 1-hour session. This class is for any level of fitness or knowledge, beginner or experienced. These classes will run one Thursday a month for June, July & August. Full bathroom

Free

Night at the Observatory | Mount Burnett

Melbourne

Join enthusiastic and knowledgeable astronomy guides who will lead you through a tour of the universe using high powered telescopes.

Event Series Monthly Art Classes | Virtual

Monthly Art Classes | Virtual

ACTCS , Australia +31 more

Art provides food for the soul. Each month we will dabble in a different type of beginner-friendly art mediums. Classes will offer opportunities to be expressive, focused and reflective. July: Paint your Pet August: Funky Giraffes September: Spring Flora These classes are perfect if you're looking to boost workplace wellbeing in your office, want to

Free

Ten Pin Bowling Blitz | Ballina

Northern NSW

Come along and join us and bring the family for an afternoon of Ten Pin Bowling. Together we will aim to knock over a few pins, share a laugh or two between strikes and engage in some competitive family fun. The sport of Ten Pin not only provides physical and mental health benefits through exercise

Free

Vegan Dips – Hummus, Pea Guacamole and Muhamara | Virtual

ACTCS , Australia +31 more

This month Veet will guide us through a selection of dips for entertaining guests.. If you can wait that long to share! These dips take a spin on some of the classics, giving their own vegan flair. A great interactive activity for families and individuals alike. Important note: This online activity is accessed via Teams.

Free

Sound Vibration Meditation | Gold Coast

South East QLD

Unwind with us in a meditative experience. ALL experience levels are welcome. For centuries, yogis, traditional healers and wellness practitioners have been using the power of sound and vibration to induce relaxation, meditation and a state in which our bodies can unwind. This free wellbeing activity is for first responder families (check out who we serve).

Free

Event Series Monthly Art Classes | Virtual

Monthly Art Classes | Virtual

ACTCS , Australia +31 more

Art provides food for the soul. Each month we will dabble in a different type of beginner-friendly art mediums. Classes will offer opportunities to be expressive, focused and reflective. July: Paint your Pet August: Funky Giraffes September: Spring Flora These classes are perfect if you're looking to boost workplace wellbeing in your office, want to

Free

Vegan Cooking | Sri Lankan Curry and Kitchari | Virtual

ACTCS , Australia +31 more

This month Veet will guide us through how to make a well rounded vegan buddha/goddess/poke bowl, to ensure you get a healthy balance essential nutrients. A great interactive activity for families and individuals alike. Important note: This online activity is accessed via Teams. There is no need to download any software as Teams can be

Free