Mates in Blue

An AFPFMA initiative | www.matesinblue.com.au
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Our network of over 100 members willing to help former AFP members.

Please note: for security reasons, the markers are not exact addresses, merely postcode specific. Scroll in or out on the map to find a mate in blue.

About Mates in Blue

 

The Mates in Blue concept has been in place for a number of years, and has formally become an initiative of the Australian Federal Police Former Members Association Inc. (AFPFMA). The program was created to initially assist former AFP members who need a helping hand. Mates in Blue may:

 

  • assist those who need a hand with a particular task

  • visit sick or injured former AFP members who may or may not have someone to visit them

  • visit former AFP members on a regular basis who may be in a nursing home or hospital

  • provide a visible means of support in times of crisis

  • generally be there as a mate to support former AFP members

  • check in for a regular coffee catch up

  • accompany former AFP members on an outing or excursion

Please contact us below if you are willing to help,
or if you know of a former AFP member who is in need.

Please sign up and help!

The Mates in Blue program is open to current and former AFP members to assist, not just AFPFMA members. Others will be subject to AFPFMA approval. At present, people receiving assistance must however be former Australian Federal Police members living in Australia or overseas, subject to availability. Membership of the AFPFMA is not necessary to assist or receive a benefit from the Mates in Blue program.

It is hoped that one day the program will be rolled out nationally to all former members of state based Police forces.

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All membership applications are subject to review by the Committee. If you are joining our “closed” Facebook group, please only use the email address you use to log into Facebook. Relevant details will be verified. Or fill out the form below and we’ll also send you info on how to join the AFPFMA.The Committee shall have ultimate discretion over whether an application for membership is accepted. Download the form, fill it in and then send to us by email info@afpfma.org or post it.

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