Why bother with workplace wellness?

Garbielle Lis and Tom Barton

1. Return on investment; 2. Health and productivity for ageing workers...

“Australia,” Wayne Swan said, introducing Australia’s Third Intergenerational Report, “has a lower rate of mature age [workforce] participation than other comparable countries – like the US, UK, Canada and New Zealand. There is considerable room for improvement in this area.” An ageing workforce may present injury management challenges, especially in industries reliant on physical labour. (Read more about t...

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Published 13 June, 2010 | Updated 07 June, 2016