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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're actively changing lives

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.

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.

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 4,600 registered Mates and family members and in 2019 provided:

  • 25,000+ Face-to-face contacts nationally

  • 4,471 Psychology appointments

  • 11,518 Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing connections

  • 8,422 Social connections

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Impacting lives through support.

Can you help one more Mate today?

It’s is estimated that almost half the veteran community experience mental health issues within a 12 month period. No one should have to go through injury and illness alone. Your gift can provide access to a mental health professional to help a Mate on their journey to recovery.


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Latest news


Children and anxiety

When it comes to anxiety, many parents find it hard to tell if their child’s behaviour is typical or if it is something to worry about. Keep reading to find out a little bit more about anxiety in children.


Face-to-face activities back from June 3

From Wednesday June 3, Mates4Mates will be offering a number of small-group outdoor activities for Mates and families. In addition, Family Recovery Centres will reopen for social connection activities and appointments in Brisbane and Townsville in line with Queensland Health COVID-19 Safe Plans.


Skills for Recovery changes

With COVID-19 restrictions impacting the way we deliver services nationally, we have made some changes to our Skills for Recovery Programs that were planned for 2020.