ESF Responder Assist Mapping Exercise

This was a joint activity between the Emergency Services Foundation (ESF) and Responder Assist: Centre of Excellence in Emergency Worker Mental Health (established by Phoenix Australia), in collaboration with the WorkWell ESF Learning Network.

ESF & WPI Reports

ESF has for a number of years partnered with Worcester Polytech a university in Massachusetts USA to host third year students undertaking a research project as part of its Melbourne Study Centre.

ESF Research

ESF is building a strong evidence base to inform programs and services and raise standards of practice.

Partner Research

ESF supports and collaborates with individuals, universities and organisations to better understand the experiences and causal factors related to mental health and wellbeing of emergency service workers and volunteers.


The aim of the ESF scholarship program is to provide an opportunity for both paid staff and volunteer members of the Victorian Emergency Services to undertake a study tour that will lead to improvements in Victoria’s emergency management sector.

Scholarship Reports

Full reports and research generated by previous ESF scholarship recipients