The Patient POV: Exploring cost of living impact (2023)

This survey of over 9000 Australian Adult patients suggests basic healthcare is becoming a luxury to Australians as cost-of-living increases, with potential major population health consequences. The study revealed many people are paying for essential healthcare on credit, while an increasing number are delaying or skipping basic diagnostic testing, prescription medicines, mental health and dental care.

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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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The 2022 Australian State of Employee Financial Wellbeing

The report reveals how the current rising cost of living is impacting employees. Findings include employees’ want financial wellbeing support from their workplace, employers think they are doing enough but employees disagree, and 30% struggle to have enough for regular expenses and food. Overall, women and young people have less financial security.

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Financial wellness: An employer obligation?

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With 50% of working Australians reporting some form of financial stress, and one in four having trouble making ends meet, its not surprising that financial stress is a major distraction in the work force. In this webinar Paul Feeney will outline (1) the impact of financial stress in the workplace (2) how Australian organisations are supporting the financial wellbeing of their employees.

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Money and Mental Health Social Research Report (2022)

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New research confirms people are at least twice as likely to encounter mental health impacts including stress, diagnosable mental health conditions and suicidal thoughts when experiencing financial challenges. The Money and Mental Health Social Research Report was commissioned by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission in collaboration with Beyond Blue.

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