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.

Psychological services

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

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

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

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

Help us build a life-changing community.

We need your help to provide veterans and their families impacted by service with opportunities to build self-confidence and develop deeper social connections.

Find out how

Latest news

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Brie's Story

Help me make a lasting impact on the lives of veterans. As a Mates4Mates Liaison Officer, I know first-hand our community is life-changing for veterans and their families.

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Managing diabetes with exercise

Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. Although there is currently no cure, with daily self-care and exercise, you can live an enjoyable life by learning about the condition and effectively managing it.

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Introducing Arts Therapy

We are excited to launch our brand-new Arts Therapy program for veterans and their families at our South East Queensland Family Recovery Centre.