Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

– Dr. William Arthur Ward (1921-1994), author, educator, and motivational speaker


What is Thank a First Responder Day?

Thank a First Responder Day is a collaborative effort between Fortem Australia and emergency response services around Australia.

Our aim in 2022 is to involve every Australian in saying thanks – to create a clear and resounding voice of gratitude for those who do so much for us, for so little in return.

We’ll provide the platform on which our first responders can read and listen to messages of appreciation for what they, and their families, give us simply by going to work each day.

Thank you. Two small words. Such enormous meaning.

Like our page and follow our social media platforms to stay up to date on how you can be part of this very special initiative.

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About Fortem Australia.

Fortem Australia is a not-for-profit organisation aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of those who protect, defend and care for our communities, as well as their families. We run free activities for first responder and national security families, with a focus on wellbeing forged through connection. Read more about Fortem on our social channels linked below or on our website.