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SuperFriend announces Darren Black as new CEO

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE: 20 JULY 2022 SuperFriend is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Black as their new Chief Executive Officer, effective from Tuesday, 06 September 2022. Mr Black joins SuperFriend following his four-year tenure as CEO at OzHelp ...

1 in 5 Aussies Say Work Negatively Impacts Their Mental Health

Latest company news: SuperFriend urges investment in workplace wellbeing this World Day for Safety and Health at Work MEDIA RELEASE: 28 APRIL 2022 SuperFriend, Australia’s leading workplace mental health and wellbeing organisation, is urging businesses to invest in workplace mental health ...

SuperFriend CEO Margo Lydon Steps Down

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE: 23 MARCH 2022 Leading workplace wellbeing not-for-profit organisation, SuperFriend, has today announced the departure of its Chief Executive Officer, Margo Lydon. Margo Lydon has been at the helm of SuperFriend for over eleven years and dedicated her ...

Using the Thriving Workplace Index: SuperFriend’s experience

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 24 February 2022 In 2020, SuperFriend in partnership with PwC, started work on our long time goal of developing a practical tool workplaces could use based on our annual Indicators of a Thriving Workplace research framework. After ...

SuperFriend announcement – Vale Helen Hewett

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 24 February 2022 SuperFriend, our staff and board members are deeply saddened by the passing away of our founder Helen Hewett this week. Helen was a visionary, envisaging the concept for SuperFriend in 2007, while Executive ...

Less cheer, more fear for retail workers this holiday season

Latest company news: New mental health research reveals a quarter of retail workers face customer abuse MEDIA RELEASE: 6 DECEMBER 2021 Whether you love or hate it, increased levels of activity at the shops at Christmas time is inevitable. But spare ...

Piloting unique digital workplace mental health tool with PwC

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 22 April 2021 Over the past few months, SuperFriend has been working alongside PwC Consulting Australia building and piloting a unique online workplace mental health tool. Designed to diagnose, benchmark and prioritise strengths and areas of opportunity, ...

SuperFriend appoints Elizabeth Proust AO as Board Chair

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE: 20 APRIL 2021 Leading national workplace mental health and wellbeing organisation, SuperFriend, has appointed prominent business figure Elizabeth Proust, AO, as the new Chairperson to its Board of Directors. Bringing more than 30 years’ experience in senior leadership roles ...

Mental health of workers in 2020 – the unexpected results

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 21 October 2020 SuperFriend has just released the results of its national workplace mental health study, revealing some surprising positive outcomes from 2020s challenges - including an improved national score. The survey of over 10,000 people ...

Indicators of a Thriving Workplace 2020

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 9 October 2020 The impact of COVID-19 on Australian workers has been profound, according to Australia’s largest workplace mental health study. Three in five workers experienced a mental health condition this year (up almost 9 percentage ...

New SuperFriend Board and Committee appointments

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 20 May 2020 Workplace mental health organisation SuperFriend has appointed AustralianSuper's Rose Kerlin as its newest fund representative Director, effective May 2020, alongside two new appointments to the Board's Expert Advisory Committee. Ms Kerlin joins ...

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation invests in mental health

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 8 July 2020 One of Australia's largest super trustees, Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC), has announced its partnership with workplace mental health organisation SuperFriend. One of Australia's largest super trustees, Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC), has announced ...

SuperFriend launches digital learning platform – MySuperFriend

Latest company news: MEDIA RELEASE - 25 August 2020 SuperFriend, the national workplace mental health and wellbeing organisation, has launched a new online learning platform - MySuperFriend - as COVID-19 accelerates the shift to digital learning and increased need for mental health support. ...

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