Indicators of a
Thriving Workplace

The 2020 Indicators of a Thriving Workplace Report is now available.

This latest Report from Australia’s largest workplace mental health study features unique insights from COVID-19’s profound impact on workers around the nation.

Learn which industries are most and least thriving, as measured against 40 scientifically-validated indicators through responses from more than 10,000 Australian workers.

The Report also highlights at-risk industries and populations, actions most likely to improve worker outcomes, and practical strategies for getting the best out of your people.

NEW: Spotlight on Gender Identity and Mental Health

Did the pandemic-related changes to Australian workplaces have different mental health and wellbeing impacts on different genders? We explored insights from more than 10,000 Australians to find out. Spoiler alert: women’s personal wellbeing declined significantly more than men’s during 2020, with many even considering career changes as a result.

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Key findings from this year’s National Report include:

  • Three in five workers (59.5%) experienced a mental health condition this year
  • Mental health concerns were the most common reason for lower productivity, but some workers found 2020s big changes made them more productive
  • At a national level, more than half of workers (55.1%) report that no action is being taken in their workplace to address mental health
  • Surprisingly, COVID-19 has resulted in a better work-life balance for nearly half of Australia’s workforce (48.5%)
  • Australian workers are feeling more connected than ever before
  • Casual workers are the furthest from thriving, and the gap has widened.

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Want to use the national survey to assess your own workplace?

Soon you can! We are turning the survey into a tool for workplaces which allows them to benchmark their own results against their industry and Australia, and create an action plan!

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Build the mental health and wellbeing capability of your employees and people leaders with online and facilitated training, delivered virtually and on-premise.

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We provide expert assistance to support your organisation with services including strategic review, policy design, enablement and implementation support.

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Boost mental health and wellbeing awareness and reduce stigma with our short, engaging ‘lunch & learn’ style presentations covering a number of topics, for all employees.

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