Success Story

Fortem Australia

Partner —
Fortem Australia
Industry —
Emergency services, national security and law enforcement

Fortem Australia was established in 2019 to support the health and wellbeing of national security and emergency service community, current, ex-serving and volunteer.

Fortem is Australia’s only not-for-profit community organisation specifically designed to support the county’s national security and first responder community and their families.

CMAX Advisory was proud to support the establishment of Fortem Australia.


  • Government relations
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategy
  • Grant development


CMAX Advisory supported the successful development of two federal government grants including a $10 million, which was allocated in the 2022 federal budget to provide first responders with essential mental health and wellbeing support, and a $1.4 million grant to assist national security and law enforcement personnel through psychological support, wellbeing activities, and mental health literacy.