First Responders Support Hub
Information, Resources and links not only for the Australian Military Veterans and their families but also including Australia's;
Fire and Emergency Services
State Emergency Service
Surf life saving
Volunteer Marine Rescue
This page is still in development and updating with new information and links
Serves volunteer and emergency First Responders and their families through peer support, education, and wellbeing retreats to ensure mental health and wellbeing.
Beyond Blue established the Police and Emergency Services Program to support the mental health and suicide risk of current and former police and emergency service workers, volunteers, and their families.
Mental health programs, developing new treatments for depression, and world-leading suicide prevention and early intervention strategies.
Provides support to current and former police officers based in Queensland.
Defence Holidays NQ works with a number of tour and accommodation providers around Australia to provide discounts to the following affiliations: Defence Force Personnel and their families, Former Serving members, Veterans, War Widows, Police & Emergency Services, Correction Officers and Defence Contracted Personnel, Defence Public Servants and International Allies.
FIRST RESPONDERS, VETERANS ACCOMMODATION AND ADVENTURES ULVERSTONE – TASMANIA
Delivers programs to help in the transition, personal development or wellness initiatives. operating three homes, and an off-grid adventure property, a farm and a community hub. Located in the town of Ulverstone, on the North-West Coast of Tasmania.
Emergency Services Health is a not-for-profit private health insurance fund. Private Health for people that work, volunteer, or ex-serving for an Australian emergency service. Also for close relations.
Eligible sectors include: Fire Response & Recovery Sector, Ambulance & Medical Response & Recovery Sector, Water Response & Recovery Sector and State Emergency Response & Recovery Sector
Resources developed in partnership with leading national experts such as the Black Dog Institute and Phoenix Australia: Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health, and state-based emergency service agencies
provides access to a team of highly qualified Psychologists and Counsellors in addition to Peer Support Officers, available to QFES staff, volunteers with counselling services available to immediate family members
Providing front line responders, their family and community with strategies to support mental health and wellbeing
Provides specialised wellbeing and mental fitness support to first responder families.
Provides specialised support for the wellbeing and mental state of first responders and their families.
delivering high quality research and programs to positively impact the mental health and wellbeing of our current and former military and emergency service personnel and their families.
Helping emergency workers recover from trauma and A place of mental health information, resources and training for emergency workers, their families and the professionals who support them.
PPTSG supports and links traumatised former and serving police – Emergency Service personnel to services
NTPA provides industrial, welfare and legal support and ensures the protection of members rights
Blue Hope provides support to current and former police officers based in Queensland
Encompasses all areas of emergency service work from Communications staff of triple zero calls, through to frontline Police, Ambulance and Fire Emergency service volunteers and career staff, current, retired, injured or terminated.
Assistance Dogs for Veterans, First Responders and support for their Families
Young Diggers provides support services and programs to support serving and ex-serving personnel of the Australian Defence Force and First Responders, their dependents and direct family members.
The Good practice framework for mental health and wellbeing in first responder organisations was developed as part of the beyondblue First Responders Program.
Booklet by Lived Experience Australia and Military and Emergency Services Health Australia
Supporting your veteran or emergency services first responder in help-seeking for mental health concerns: a guide for families