Explore the critical issue of mental health in the Australian construction industry. Discover the staggering costs, both human and financial, and learn about initiatives and strategies aimed at supporting the mental wellbeing of workers. From training programs to workplace culture, find out how the industry is coming together to create safer, more resilient environments.
Every second day in Australia, a person in construction will take their own life. October is National Mental Health Month, led by Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) to advocate for and raise awareness of mental health in Australia. Here’s how a few organisations are supporting the cause.
The industry’s stern reputation and physical toll means construction firms need to make an intentional effort to care for workers’ mental well-being