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Linda Dessau AC named ESF Patron

The Emergency Services Foundation is honoured to announce the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, as our Patron. We are grateful for her interest and support as ESF works to improve mental health in the Victorian emergency services. The Governor will meet women from across the […]


Emergency Services Minifigures   Recently updated!

Ambulance Victoria paramedic, Jo Algie, is the brainchild behind minifigures for emergency service personnel. Designed to work perfectly with building sets and parts from the world’s best known brands. Currently, personalised Ambulance Victoria and SES minifigures are available for order. $20 each with $5 from the sale of each unit […]


2020 Stadium Stomp

The ESF are extremely proud to be the official charity partner of the 2020 Melbourne Stadium Stomp. The Melbourne event will be held at the MCG on Sunday 5 July and is open to all emergency service personnel along with anyone wanting to take on this challenge and join this […]


Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb

https://www.firefighterclimb.org.au/ On 7 September, 600 firefighters from across Australia will climb 28 floors of the Crown Metropol Hotel, all carrying 25kg of equipment. This year, the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb is raising funds for the Emergency Services Foundation, Lifeline and the Black Dog Institute. Funds from the stair climb will […]


Side by Side Kokoda Trek

Are you up for a challenge like walking side by side with your emergency service colleagues over 11 days and 96km along the Kokoda trek? It will be difficult, just like coming to terms with mental health issues can be difficult. This Side by Side trek scheduled for May 2020 […]


Valuing Volunteers Program

ESF regret to advise that the Valuing Volunteers Program, ‘Our mental health and wellbeing really matters‘ workshops, scheduled for April and May 2020, are postponed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and government advice to cancel all indoor events of more than 100 people. We will be announcing new workshop […]