ESF brings people together through events designed to harness and grow the collective wisdom and strength of the sector in relation to emergency management and mental health and wellbeing.

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Emergency Management Conference

EMC is a fixture on Victoria’s emergency management calendar, providing a program relevant to the changing needs of a broad range of local agencies and their people both paid and volunteer.

Mental Health Showcase

ESF will be hosting a Mental Health Showcase in 2021 to bring together managers from across the sector nationwide with an interest in sharing ideas about how they are addressing the psychological risk factors common in emergency service work places and building more mentally healthy workplaces.

Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask: Stories from the emergency services frontline is a free online event hosted by award winning journalist and columnist for The Age, John Silvester. Featuring frontline emergency service workers across the sector and exploring how the pandemic has changed their job and impacted how they operate in keeping our community safe.

Insight Conversations

ESF aims to host regular online Insight Conversations where it brings people together to foster innovation and good practice through knowledge sharing. Subject matter experts provide insight on a topic of relevance to the emergency management sector.

International Women's Day

ESF has been funded by the State Government to host events to celebrate and inspire women across the sector.

Better Together Luncheon

Join ESF and representatives from 14 Victorian emergency service agencies and business supporters at the inaugural ESF Better Together luncheon.

Mental Health Matters

ESF has been funded by the State Government to host a program of Mental Health Matters workshops for volunteers in locations statewide.

Psychologically Preparing for Challenging Times

This interactive event hosted by the Emergency Services Foundation as part of Workplace Mental Health Month will give you access to experts’ insight and the opportunity to discuss the question of psychological preparedness in small groups with colleagues from across the sector.