Our Purpose

Protecting those who protect us

ESF is a not for profit organisation which brings together Victoria’s emergency management agencies to protect the mental health and wellbeing of those who protect us.

Leading for Better Mental Health

A program co-designed by the sector to support staff and volunteer team leaders nurture the mental health and wellbeing of those working at the frontline.

Better together. That’s what we aim to be.

ESF is extremely proud to once again be an official charity partner of the 2022 Stadium Stomp, scheduled for Sunday 13 February 2022. Join your colleagues across the sector in the Emergency Services Wave at the 10:45 course option.

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Better Together Mental Health Showcase. This is no ordinary conference. It is by the sector for the sector. The emphasis will be on improving how we approach early intervention.

Through the ‘Better Together’ podcasts we have conversations with people from within and outside the sector who have something interesting to share about how we can support the mental health and wellbeing of people working in emergency management.

Latest Activities

Boom or Bust

Grant Chisnall donating 30 percent of proceeds from new book to ESF Grant Chisnall, leading author, founder of ‘Left of Boom’ and host of ‘Crisis

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Our future after COVID

How the emergency service sector can create a better brighter future after COVID Humanity has recovered from many crises in the past: war, depression, pandemic,

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Languishing

There is a name for the blah you are feeling: It’s called languishing. We all know the feeling, but it has been hard to describe

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Stadium Stomp 2022

ESF is extremely proud to once again be an official charity partner of the 2021/2022 Stadium Stomp, scheduled for Sunday 13 February 2022  The 2019

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