Directors' Breakfast: What the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health means for business

In 2019, the Productivity Commission undertook a landmark inquiry into mental health, with the final report scheduled for February 2020. The draft report contained several recommendations that could change the landscape for businesses both small and large. This breakfast presentation will provide key insights into the report and highlight how businesses need to prepare for the expected changes. Join us for an interactive discussion and gain practical tips and insights for boards and directors on this important topic.

Mental ill-health conservatively costs the Australian economy over $50B per year. Through direct and indirect costs, Australian businesses absorb $10.8B of this cost each year. Few businesses have evidence-based strategies to manage mental health in the workplace and are failing to reap the significant competitive advantages of improved wellbeing of their people.

In 2019, the Productivity Commission undertook a landmark inquiry into mental health, with the final report scheduled for February 2020. The draft report contained several recommendations that could change the landscape for businesses both small and large.

This breakfast presentation by Jono Nicholas, Executive Director of Wellbeing Outfit, will provide key insights into the report and highlight how businesses need to prepare for the expected changes. Join us for an interactive discussion and gain practical tips and insights for boards and directors on this important topic.

Time: 7.30am - 9.00am

Cost: 

  • AICD Members: A$50.00 per person
  • Non-Members: A$75.00 per person

AICD Members who attend will accrue 5 DPD units

Sponsored by Commonwealth Bank Australia

Last updated 31 Jan, 2020
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