Build a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Improve and promote workplace mental health and wellbeing

The 2020 Workplace Mental Health Symposium is Now Being Delivered Online

Join over 300 professionals sharing projects, programs, ideas, experiences and ideas to create happier, healthier workplaces.
Enjoy instant chat, video meetings, live streaming and interactive speaker sessions for a fully interactive symposium experience.
Explore a digital exhibitor hall and chat directly with organisations and companies changing the way we approach employee mental health.

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 online networking opportunities, 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


Your virtual registration comes with access to all keynote and concurrent presentations


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

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