Consumer Workers’ Forum: Wellbeing in the spotlight

November 2017 NSW Mental Health Commission staff were among the guest speakers at this year’s Consumer Workers’ Forum, which saw peer workers from across the state come together for two days of networking, sharing and learning. Commission staff led an education session that introduced peer workers to the Wheel of Wellbeing model. This increasingly-used approach encourages people… Read More

Wellbeing Series released

In September 2017, the NSW Wellbeing Collaborative released three new publications in its Wellbeing Series. These publications aim to build the foundations and capacity of government agencies, non-government organisations and private enterprise in NSW to develop and implement policies, programs and services that promote wellbeing. A case for change for thriving individuals, families, workplaces and… Read More

Student Wellbeing Hub launched

One of the major wellbeing-related developments of the year just gone was the launch of the Federal Government’s new Student Wellbeing Hub. The Hub is guided by the National Safe Schools Framework and features resources for children, parents and educators to encourage safe environments at school. Along with online safety, wellbeing is a primary focus area. To… Read More

2016 Regional Wellbeing Survey

The Regional Wellbeing Survey was launched in 2013 to examine the wellbeing of people living in rural and regional areas of Australia. The survey is conducted annually, and measures the subjective wellbeing of people and communities living outside Australia’s major cities. It also examines resilience of rural and regional residents and the liveability of their… Read More