A third of corporate Australia is feeling stressed, anxious and depressed

Australian workplaces are increasingly suffering from depression, anxiety and stress, according to a large study of mental health in corporate Australia. Mental illness appears to have increased by a third in the last decade. Depression is now the primary mental health disorder. The results of Australia’s Biggest Mental Health Check-In…

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Present at the 2018 STOP Domestic Violence Conference

The annual STOP Domestic Violence Conference will be held at QT, Gold Coast on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 December 2018 with optional workshops on Wednesday 5 December.   The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for a unified voice to share, network and collaborate on the…

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Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland

Following the release of the Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland report (Not Now, Not Ever report) in 2015, Queenslanders are taking up the challenge to end domestic and family violence. Three years into the journey and the Queensland Government is firmly…

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When and How to Take a Mental Health Day

We all need it – but, what do you do once you have it? If you’re struggling with how to most effectively use a mental health day, take a read and discover how to make the day count. Is it the right time? Determining when to take a mental health…

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Why family violence leave should be paid

Five days unpaid family violence leave is a significant improvement over no guaranteed leave at all. But research shows that finances and domestic violence are inextricably linked. Access to a steady income can mitigate the effects of violence and provide avenues out of abuse. Paid family violence leave is one tool to…

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Sexual harassment is too much – and not enough – about sex

The recent surge of attention given to sexual harassment has laid bare a long silence about the reality of women’s working lives. As a practitioner and now researcher in sexual harassment law reform, it is a conversation I never imagined taking place on this scale. Yet there are still important…

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