Fortem Australia is proud to be working with some of Australia’s biggest (and smallest) companies and organisations who are committed to creating opportunities for first responders and their family members.

Our ‘Pledge Partners’ in the Transition & Employment Program support job opportunities, training, education, upskilling and volunteering opportunities for other post-service roles and careers.

Our Pledge Partners come from the ranks of Australia’s most trusted, recognised, and dynamic brands, covering a wide range of industries as well as training and learning institutions and volunteering organisations.

Providing adult correctional services which promote the rehabilitation and successful reintegration of offenders into the community

ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) offers employment opportunities in Custodial Operations, Community Corrections, and the Head Office. Operational staff work in teams to ensure the safe, secure, and humane management of offenders, provide effective community supervision, and promote and encourage positive change and reengagement into the community. Key operational roles include Correctional Officers, Community Corrections Officers and Sentence Management Officers.

Committed to connecting organisations with the talent needed to make them succeed

Adecco is one of the world’s leading recruitment experts with more than 32,000 passionate full-time employees in over 5,200 branches across 60 countries.

Whether you are a job seeker looking to work at a global or Australian company or a small start-up looking to add skills to your team, Adecco can help.

In Australia, the local team understands the market and are busy connecting people with jobs and jobs with people every day.

Specialist investigation software

Trusted by law enforcement and government agencies, healthcare providers and accountancy firms across the world.

Founded almost 30 years ago, Altia develop specialist investigation software.  Staff bring decades of frontline experience from multitude sectors, making Altia the global leader in investigation and financial analysis software.

Developing solutions for covert operations, case and investigation management, evidence and records management, financial analysis and analytics, forensic accounting, field evidence and intelligence capture.

The only Collections partner you’ll ever need

Assure Global Plus is a 46-year-strong debt resolution and asset recovery conglomerate. They are uniquely positioned to ease cashflow pressure on businesses who lack the time, people or experience to collect the money they’re owed.

Assure Global Plus operate in all states and territories and have an enviable reputation for championing the values of integrity, professionalism and respect with all their clients and stakeholders.

For more than 200 years Australia Post has provided postal, retail, financial and travel services to Australians

Delivering to more than 12 million addresses across Australia, and to more than 190 countries around the world. We continue to be a trusted part of everyday life for people and businesses across Australia, connecting Australians to each other and the world.

This important role we play in our community also allows us to deliver much more than parcels and letters. We’re proud to be one of Australia’s most diverse workforces, our people represent 145 nationalities. Our extended workforce is made up of more than 64,000 individuals who come from all walks of life – and have all kind of interests. But one we all share is a passion for making things better, for every Australian.

Protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation and transform their operations.

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence has been helping defend the largest nations and businesses in the world for over forty years against advanced threats.

An Indigenous owned, Supply Nation Certified ICT Consultancy

Established in 2018, Baidam Solutions is a 100% Australian owned and operated First Nations information technology business. Baidam Solutions delivers industry leading network security and application security expertise, allowing organisations to achieve greater performance, productivity, and protection.

Baidam Solutions is a Supply Nation certified, leading Indigenous ICT security partner to the national economy, servicing Enterprise customers, Federal and State Government Departments and Agencies, and Not-for-Profit organisations.

Home, lifestyle and construction retailer

Bunnings is the leading retailer of home and lifestyle products in Australia and New Zealand; as well as being a major supplier to project builders, commercial tradespeople, and the housing industry.

Customers find the widest range of home improvement products, matched by a lowest prices policy and the best service.

Bunnings team members are the heart and soul of the business.

As at June 2020 there were a total of 375 trading locations staffed by over 48,000 team members.

A family-owned registered training organisation

Churchill Education specialises in helping talented people from a wide range of industry backgrounds convert their experience into nationally recognised qualifications through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

A range of top qualifications available including Leadership and Management, Work Health and Safety, Security and Risk Management, Project Management, Business and many more.

In the spirit of continual giving back to the community, Churchill is offering two first responders the chance to win a scholarship up to the value of $2000 to fund RPL qualifications.

Applications Open
1 July – 15 August

Supporting international and local companies to do business in Australia

CMAX Advisory is a leading corporate strategy firm operating at the intersection of government, politics, public affairs, media, and business.

Their reputation is based on a history of excellence in developing, implementing, and managing innovative and effective solutions for both private and public sector clients internationally.

Everyday CMAX supports clients navigate Australia’s political and media landscape, engage effectively with stakeholders, identify and capture key business opportunities, manage reputation, and mitigate corporate risks.

Australian-owned and operated rural asset management company

Customised Farm Management (CFM) is an Australian-based agricultural asset management company.

With more than sixteen farms spread across NSW, Qld and The Northern Territory – CFM combines a wealth of experience with innovative management practices to ensure a positive return for investor clients. CFM properties produce cotton, wheat, cattle, sheep, citrus, nuts, kiwifruit, avocados, beetroot, sweet corn plus other dryland and irrigated crops.

CFM has also embraced technology and taken big steps into the world of carbon credits and carbon-neutral produce. CFM has managed to achieve this success while still maintaining a family farm-type, team approach to its operations.

Delivering mission critical IT services

DXC Technology is a Fortune 500 global IT services leader, with a team of more than 130,000 people in 70-plus countries.

DXC is an employer of choice with strong values, and fosters a culture of inclusion, belonging and corporate citizenship.

Delivering IT services that modernise operations and drive innovation, DXC provides business process outsourcing, analytics and engineering, applications, security, cloud, IT outsourcing and modern workplace services.


Building a better working world

EY is dedicated to helping organisations solve their toughest challenges and realise their greatest ambitions – from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. The work they do is as varied as the people and organisations they work with.

The insights and quality services EY provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and economies of the world. In so doing, they play a critical role in building a better working world.

Commercial and strata professionals

FrontLine is a veteran operated fovernment, commercial and strata services provider, delivering professional services for Bunnings Warehouses, commercial facilities, residential and commercial stratas and government care programs (CHSP, NDIS, DVA, Comcare).

FrontLine specialises in employment and training pathways for veterans of Defence and former Emergency Services to become team leaders in horticulture, landscape design, facilities maintenance, commercial cleaning and coordinators/ managers in operations, safety, compliance and quality assurance roles.

Partnering with you to deliver sustainable outcomes

GSA Management Consulting is built on the vision of its two founding directors who set out to deliver top tier management consulting services with a more personal and attentive approach that only comes with a small business culture.

GSA Management Consulting specialises in strategy, service delivery improvement and governance, risk and compliance – working hand in hand with clients to deliver sustainable outcomes.

Headquartered in Brisbane and with staff located in Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory, GSA Management Consulting supports clients throughout Australia.   

Seeding innovation through education
InnoClub seeks to educate, incubate and accelerate start-ups, striving to solve business, social, and community problems to create a better life for all. Under the guidance of industry experts and mentors, you will develop the skills needed to collaborate and commercialise your solutions and ideas into something real!
Growth shouldn't come at all costs, how you grow matters

KPMG is a global network providing a full range of services to organisations across a wide range of industries, government, and not-for-profit sectors.

Service areas include audit, assurance & risk consulting, deals, tax & legal, management consulting; and innovation & digital solutions.

Registered Training Organisation

KPS & Associates is a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally accredited training qualifications in Government Investigation, Fraud Control and Regulatory Compliance.

KPS is committed to providing quality advice, guidance and training at a very competitive price.

KPS trainers are experienced current and former first responders with backgrounds in Adult Education, Public Safety, Investigations (Government and Civil) and Emergency Management.

KPS students can achieve their desired study goals through a range of face to face, and virtual instructor-led courses or self-paced online training programs. They also specialise in assisting experienced first responders who wish to obtain nationally accredited training qualifications by recognising their existing skills and knowledge.

Volunteers saving lives on the water

Marine Rescue NSW saves lives on the water.

This is their mission, 24 hours a day, every day. Members of the boating community can be confident that when they call for help, a professionally trained and equipped Marine Rescue NSW crew will be quickly under way.

Their services to the boating community include:

  • 24/7 emergency Search and Rescue
  • The state’s only Log On and vessel tracking service for recreational boaters, giving them the confidence of knowing a professional rescue service is keeping watch
  • Around-the-clock monitoring of marine radio for distress calls from boaters in trouble along the NSW coastline
  • Boating safety education and advocacy, including boat and jet ski licence and marine radio courses for boaters
Your local apprenticeship experts since 1982

MEGT is a not-for-profit organisation supporting employers, apprentices, trainees, job seekers and students for almost 40 years.

They now have more than 400 staff operating from almost 60 offices across the country, along with a team of local apprenticeship experts who are dedicated to helping businesses, apprentices and trainees get the most from the Australian Apprenticeships program.

MEGT’s focus is on delivering the highest standards of service in every aspect of their business. Their commitment to quality and ongoing improvement is reflected in the attainment of world-standard qualifications in areas such as data protection, quality management and cyber security.

Digital transformation

Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more.

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Protective Services is a Queensland Police Service group providing Queenslanders with efficient, effective and ethical protective services. We have provided protective security services to the people and infrastructure of the Queensland Government for more than 60 years and it is our mission to deliver an innovative and progressive security response

Teaching the secret art of Recruitment

Formed in 2014, Recruitment School is an organisation that teaches the art of recruitment. 

Students come from a variety of backgrounds, including professional recruitment agencies, corporate organisations building their own recruitment function, small businesses and job seekers who attend the Virtual Outplacement Program, which helps people looking to transition out of their current employment or the unemployed looking for a role. Training is delivered online through pre-recorded lessons, live webinars and face-to-face workshops.  

WH&S, risk, and safety leaders

SD Consulting Australia provides small to medium businesses with practical, effective, and efficient Work Health & Safety, risk management, crisis & emergency preparedness, and safety leadership solutions.

This includes conducting and producing risk surveys, gap analysis; policy and procedure development; risk management plans for major events, and many other related services.

SDCA also specalises in training, educating and mentoring safety leaders in any workplace and is especially geared to businesses who have little or no WH&S protocols in place.

Medical Devices and Equipment

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is driven to make healthcare better.

They offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

Over 1200 creative and practical short courses

Sydney Community College is a not-for-profit company established in 1986.

Their mission is to offer innovative continuing adult education and training programmes that support individual efforts and facilitates sustainable social change.

Each year, the College delivers education services to over 10,000 students in a range of courses that cover different subjects, from professional development, arts, languages, sports and many others.

Successfully transitioning people to positions with purpose

Torode Solutions is a professional services consultancy founded by two company Directors with a background working in the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Defence Force.

Torode Solutions assist people, including first responders and emergency services, transition to positions with purpose.

Their workforce of professionals bring decades of varied experience and transferable skills from services that include emergency services, ADF and the APS. This extensive experience is deployed across various disciplines including Program and Project Management, Integrated Logistics, Commercial and Organisational Reform.

Your place to connect to your community, get involved & give back!

Volunteering Gold Coast aims to optimise social impact by harnessing innovation, promoting inclusion, and connecting communities.

At Volunteering Gold Coast, anything is possible through the power of giving back and harnessing the significant value that volunteering brings to the Gold Coast community.

Our people are central to our success and work in a wide range of disciplines, professions and industries

Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers (WesCEF) operates chemical, energy and fertiliser businesses that service a range of sectors in both domestic and international markets.

They have operations around Australia and employ approximately 1,300 people nationally.


The Pledge is a non-binding agreement that acknowledges the company/organisation’s support for first responders and their family members as they transition into their next employment, training, learning or volunteer opportunity.

When a company signs the pledge they commit to:

  1. Adopting at least one new strategy or process that promotes the recruitment of first responders and their family members.
  2. Developing at least one new strategy or process that increases employment retention levels within the organisation for first responders and their family members.
  3. Building knowledge, understanding and awareness of Fortem Australia and of the strengths and needs of the first responder community.
  4. Considering first responders and their family members as candidates for learning, training and/or volunteering opportunities.


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