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You need to know how to manage workplace mental health

April 19, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

It is almost certain that workplace mental health problems are costing your organisation and your industry as a whole. Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces an estimated $10.9 billion per year.

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Embracing disability: A Comic Relief

April 19, 2017, 4:21 p.m.

Rural Australia’s harshness is the stuff of legend. For Laura Campbell, “a kid with a limp who was a bit overweight in a small country town”, salvation came with a laugh.

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Inclusive leadership means building diverse teams

April 19, 2017, 4:17 p.m.

Fostering creative strategic thinking by building diverse teams can give not for profits a sustained competitive advantage, writes Mike Davis the founder of Purposeful.

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We need the NDIS and our mental health systems working together

April 12, 2017, 11:28 a.m.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is one of the great reforms of our times. Including mental health in the NDIS is not a mistake. Too often people affected by poor mental health are left out, left behind and excluded.

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US: When workers with disabilities pay dividends

April 11, 2017, 4:46 p.m.

Randy Lewis, a former executive for Walgreens, shared his “secret” to helping make the company a leader in hiring workers with disability Friday at Anderson University as part of the school’s Truth, Faith and Service Leadership series.

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