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Category 8: Excellence in a workplace health and wellbeing initiative

This category recognises excellence in the successful implementation and outcomes of a workplace health and wellbeing initiative.

Winner

Bell Bay Aluminium

Bell Bay Aluminium’s IA Peer Support Program trained workers with personal experience of mental ill health in mental health first aid and peer support work. They are a ‘first port of call’ to support, listen, and build trust and empathy with fellow team members experiencing mental health problems

Finalists

Bell Bay Aluminium

Bell Bay Aluminium’s IA Peer Support Program trained workers with personal experience of mental ill health in mental health first aid and peer support work. They are a ‘first port of call’ to support, listen, and build trust and empathy with fellow team members experiencing mental health problems

Graymont Australia Pty Ltd

Graymont Australia Pty Ltd introduced complex lung function testing for the early detection of lung disease. The testing has been recognised as industry best practice for assessing the efficacy of respiratory health controls. The program has improved workers’ knowledge of their personal health needs and resulted in two workers quitting smoking

The Mind Games

The Mind Games is a one-day event that raises awareness of mental health issues in a work context. It promotes protective factors like teamwork and social connection, and raises funds to support mental health research

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania developed an online course to support workers and manage the anxieties of returning to work and re-integrating with the community after COVID-19 isolation, drawing on the experiences of people returning from extremely isolated environments such as Antarctica

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Updated: 2nd October 2021