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

Psychological services

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

Social connection activities

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

Skills for recovery programs

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

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

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

Our Impact

We’re actively changing lives, one connection at a time. We’re here to provide support, rehabilitation and hope to those who have served, and their families. We have over 7,300 registered Mates and family members and in 2021 provided:

 

  • 27,100+ Face-to-face and online connections

  • 3,653 Psychology appointments

  • 3,955 Exercise physiology sessions

  • 13,209 Social connections

More on our impact 

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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Riding to support veterans

It’s through the generosity of community fundraisers that helps Mates4Mates to continue providing its vital services to veterans and their families who have been impacted by service.

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Seeking help for adjustment disorder

While depression and anxiety are mental health conditions that most of us have heard of before, one that is lesser known but just as prevalent in the veteran community is adjustment disorder.

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Remembering the bravery of military nurses

Each year on the 12 May, we celebrate International Nurses Day, which includes recognising the women and men who have served Australia and made invaluable contributions as military nurses.