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Mates4Mates is committed to providing support to current and ex-serving Defence Force members and families experiencing the mental, physical, and social impacts of service. 

By making a donation to Mates4Mates, you can help our veterans find and connect with the support they need and begin to move forward on their pathway to recovery.

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Who are Mates4Mates

Mates4Mates is one of Australia’s leading veteran charities actively changing the lives of veterans and family members, impacted by service. We provide a way forward for those experiencing physical injuries, mental health impacts and social disconnection.

With more than half a million veterans estimated to be living in Australia, the support of the Defence community, fundraisers, donors and corporate sponsors is critical to our work and helps us meet the ever-increasing need for our clinical services.

By supporting Mates4Mates, you can help current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force members and families on their pathway to recovery.

Our Impact

Over 11,000 veterans and family members have directly benefitted from Mates4Mates services since we were established in 2013. In 2023, Mates4Mates provided over 38,300 occasions of services, a 40.6% increase from 2022.

This included:

  • 6,800+ occasions of physical rehabilitation and wellbeing services delivered to the community, a 32.4% increase from 2022.
  • 4,400+ occasions of mental health and wellbeing services delivered to veterans and family members, a 31.5% increase from 2022. 
  • 3,100+ occasions of Mates4Mates Skills for Recovery programs delivered, a 20.5% increase from 2022.
  • 23,900+ occasions of social connection delivered, creating opportunities for veterans and family members to build meaningful community connections, a 47.8% increase from 2022.

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