Healthier Work Day Forum

Registrations are now closed. Please email healthierwork@act.gov.au if you wish to join the waiting list. 

Looking for ways to optimise staff engagement, satisfaction, health and productivity?

Join us for our half day Healthier Work Day Forum – ‘Creating a healthier workplace’ – on Friday 18 October 2019 (8.45am to noon, 8.30am arrival) at the Ann Harding Conference Centre, University of Canberra. This event will be opened by Suzanne Orr MLA, Minister for Employment and Workplace Safety.

Presentations include:

  • The business case
    Galia Cornish, CEO, Synergy Group (Healthier Work Platinum Recognised Workplace)
  • Building a physically and mentally fit workplace
    Dr Simon Rosenbaum, School of Psychiatry, University of NSW, Honorary Fellow, Black Dog Institute
  • ​Creating a mentally healthy workplace
    Alexis Wray, Assistant Director – Psychological Health, WorkSafe ACT
  • Alcohol and other drugs in the workplace
    Canon Hanly, Clinical Team Leader, Directions ACT
  • Fuelling a healthy workforce
    Leanne Elliston, Program Manager/Accredited Practising Dietitian Nutrition Australia

With information stalls, networking and loads of practical advice, this forum is sure to inspire and empower you to create a healthier workplace to everyone’s benefit!

Stallholders include: Active Travel Office, ACTSmart, Beyond Blue, Cancer Council ACT, Directions ACT, Nutrition Australia, Heart Foundation, Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT), OzHelp Foundation and WorkSafe ACT!