With mates behind you, there’s power to move forward.

At Mates4Mates, veterans and their families can find a way forward from service-related injuries. We understand the challenges they face and provide support proven to make a real difference.

How we can help

Four ways we are actively changing lives

Social connection activities

Regular opportunities for mateship and peer support through social and family activities.

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

Targeted programs to help with recovery from injury and improve health and wellbeing.

Psychological services

Evidence-based therapies tailored to individuals, couples and family members in need of support.

Skills for recovery programs

Innovative skills-based programs to improve resilience and quality of life.

Our Impact

We’re changing lives, one connection at a time. We’re here to provide support, rehabilitation and hope to people who serve, and their families. We have over 5,600 registered Mates and family members and in 2020 provided:

  • 23,000+ Face-to-face contacts nationally

  • 4,038 Psychology appointments

  • 2,269 Exercise physiology sessions

  • 7,500 Social connections

More on our organisation

Helping a mate will change their life and yours

It is only through the generosity of corporate partners, fundraising and donations that we can meet the ever-increasing need for our services and help veterans and their families. Your support matters. 

How you can be involved

Latest news

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Women's mental health

Many factors contribute to our mental wellbeing. As we approach International Women’s Day, our Psychologists explore the most common to impact women's mental health.

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Momentum demands movement

As our 10,000 steps challenge has come to an end, this does not mean your physical activity has to end either. Exercise is great for the heart, lungs, muscles, and bones as well as maintaining function. It is also therapeutic for the mind so, why not continue?

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Stepping into health

Walking is one of the cheapest and most effective ways to exercise to improve your health. Our team explains the importance of daily movement and looks at the many health benefits that walking brings.