Resources for Workplaces

Resources for Workplaces

Return to Work

The site content is based on the Guidelines for helping employees successfully return to work following depression, anxiety or a related mental health problem.

Return To Work Downloadables

- ReturnToWork

Return to Work

These guidelines consist of actions organisations can take to prevent common mental health problems in the workplace and help improve the practices that work to reduce the risk of job stress.

HR Guidelines

- ReturnToWork

Return to Work

Where to start, what to consider, and how to plan effectively for the return to work of a staff member. Simple and direct guidelines.

HR Top 10 Tips

- ReturnToWork

Return to Work

A return to work (RTW) program is a legally required written plan designed to outline the requirements of an injured and/or unwell employee returning to work specifying what they can and can’t do.

Return to Work Program

- ThriveAtWork

Policies & Guides

As a national organisation, Lived Experience Australia believes it is important to have a strong view about different issues. They have produced Policy Documents articulating their position on various topics.

Policy Documents

- Lived Experience Aus.

Discrimination, bullying, harassment

- ThriveAtWork

Policies & Guides

In Australia, there are national anti-bullying laws and state or territory health and safety bodies that assist people with bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Policies & Guides

Employers and employees have a shared responsibility to create physically and psychological safe work environments.
Safe Work Australia have made a short video that helps to understand your legal requirements.

Legislation

- ThriveAtWork

Policies & Guides

The Government's National Workplace Initiative, Ahead for Business, and the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance (MHWA) have produced these free, easy-to-use guides for businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Healthy Workplace Guides

- Superfriend

Thrive At Work

When considering the nature of an employee’s job, or considering changes to tasks, it is important to first consult with the employee.

Consulting Employee Guide

- ThriveAtWork

Thrive At Work

Using the Thrive at Work process, a key first step for maturing your mental health initiatives is tying them together into a well-being strategy

Wellbeing Strategy

- ThriveAtWork

Thrive At Work

The resources provide strategies for workers, teams, and managers to maximise the benefits and reduce the risks of flexible work.

Flexible Work Resources

- ThriveAtWork

Thrive At Work

The way our work is designed affects how we feel about our job and can influence whether we feel motivated, engaged, bored, or stressed at work.

Work Design

- ThriveAtWork

Thrive At Work

The Thrive at Work toolkit is a downloadable version of the Thrive at Work website.

Thrive At Work Toolkit

- ThriveAtWork

Workplace Mental Health

The key facts and findings that underpin the State of Workplace Mental Health Australia.

State of Workplace Mental Health in Aus.

- Heads Up

Workplace Mental Health

Supportive and responsive managers understand the needs of their workers and help to break down the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental ill health.

Supporting Worker Health

- Comcare

Workplace Mental Health

Mental health problems can be common at work so understanding your mental health responsibilities is very important.

Responsibilities at Work

- Comcare

Workplace Mental Health

These guidelines consist of actions organisations can take to prevent common mental health problems in
the workplace.

Workplace Prevention Guide

- MHFA Aus.

Workplace Mental Health

Addressing psychosocial risks in the workplace is key to creating a psychologically safe workplace.

Psychosocial Regulation Guide

- ThriveAtWork