Build a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Improve and promote workplace mental health and wellbeing

Our Community Health & Safety Policy – COVID-19 Update

We are committed to delivering you a symposium experience of the highest quality and hold the health & safety of all attendees in the upmost regard.

We will be progressing with our symposium in a face to face manner as planned.

Throughout the event, we will be strictly adhering to all measures of social distancing regulations, and health & safety precautions to create a safe environment to connect, learn and network.

In the event that Australian restrictions prevent us from delivering our symposium in a traditional face to face manner, we will be progressing via our online hosting platform.

To find out more, click here.

Symposium Safety Measures

Find out what we’re doing to create a safe and healthy environment for all attendees to connect, learn and network at the 2020 Workplace Mental Health Symposium.

How to build a culture of wellbeing

Mental ill-health is now costing Australian workplaces more than $13 billion each year.

Organisations are struggling to influence positive change in workplace mental health – and it’s leaders like you who are responsible for prioritising the conversation.

With 1 in 5 people suffering from mental illness, the time for you to invest and act is now.


Get the latest tools and knowledge to improve mental health and wellbeing in your organisation at the 2020 Workplace Mental Health Symposium.


Mr David Burroughs, Chief Mental Health Officer, Westpac

Ms Christine Morgan, CEO, National Mental Health Commission & Suicide Prevention Advisor to the Prime Minister

Mr Ryan Ghisi, General Manager, Global People Programs, Xero Aotearoa

Mr Graham Dent, Principal Lawyer | Safety, Environment and Transport, FCW Lawyers

Ms Fay Jackson, General Manager, Inclusion, Flourish Australia

Dr Paige Williams, Co-Founder, The Leaders Lab

Ms Sapna Mahajan, Director of Mental Health Prevention and Promotion for Workplace Initiatives, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Ms Claire Spender AM, CEO, Arts Centre Melbourne

Poor mental health has a heavy impact on the working environment:

  • Disability
  • Lost productivity
  • Stress and increased absenteeism
  • Overtime to cover sick-day absences
  • Increased attrition
  • Recruitment
  • Toxic culture


By attending the 2020 Workplace Mental Health Symposium you will discover the key challenges facing mental health and the emerging workforce.


With a selection of case studies, research findings, lived experience speakers and workshops, you’ll leave feeling empowered and inspired to influence positive change.

Absenteeism cost

$4.7 billion

Presenteeism cost

$6.1 billion

Compensation claims

$146 million

Source: Pricewaterhousecoopers


In less than 3 minutes you'll be closer to the knowledge you need to make an impact


Too much to see? Relax, you'll receive all presentation notes and audio recordings


Create a workplace where all employees feel encouraged and empowered to prioritise their mental health

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