A Resource for Small Business on the Positive Duty under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) (2023)

The Australian Human Rights Commission has created a resource with tips and 7 guiding principles for small business owners to help meet their obligations under the Sex Discrimination Act. They also discuss risk factors and underlying causes for this to occur.

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Carer-Inclusive Workplace Initiative

The Federal Government Carer-Inclusive Workplace Initiative aims to increase workforce participation among carers and help employers provide better support to this vital demographic. It provides organisations with a self-assessment tool so they can consider how their existing policies and practices relate to being carer-inclusive, and access to resources and learning modules to consider how they might improve their approach.

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7 Steps for Building Your Dream Wellness Champions Network

Research and real-world experience have shown that a dedicated network of Wellness Champions can be the catalyst for meaningful change. These Champions, operating at the grassroots level, offer invaluable peer support, raise awareness about wellness opportunities, and foster engagement within specific sites or teams. This practical webinar reveals the 7 steps for bringing this dream network to life or evolving your current network.

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Seasonal Safe Plan

This online planning tool helps workers stay comfortable and safe from the effects of the summer environment. These can include extreme weather, sun exposure, heat, bushfires or smoke. Plan for where, how, and when workers perform their duties and help them make quick decisions when faced with changes in weather conditions.

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Tough Talk

Men's mental health resources focus on improving the mental health of New Zealanders by removing the stigma surrounding men talking about feelings. This includes providing therapeutic tools and talking to Kiwi men from all over the country about their experiences with mental health.

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Services Guide for Financial & Mental Wellbeing (2023)

This resource from Beyond Blue and Financial Counselling Australia has been designed for service providers and businesses working directly with people experiencing financial hardship. It explores the links between financial and mental wellbeing and offers practical tools, looks at turning points as catalysts and identifies opportunities to support people.

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Mental Notes

Comcare's program aims to raise awareness of mental health-related stigma, increase manager/supervisor knowledge and skills to support workersā€™ mental health, and encourage support and help-seeking behaviour early.

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