Looking out for your mates

Looking out for your mates

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Up front//September 20, 2018

Roads & Infrastructure Magazine speaks to Jorgen Gullestrup about his journey from being a high school drop-out to a founder of lifesaving organisation MATES in Construction.

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Construction industry flies the flag for mental health

Construction industry flies the flag for mental health

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//September 13, 2018

More than 1000 construction sites and businesses will raise a flag from cranes, scaffolding or office windows to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention

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Additional funding for MATES in Construction

Additional funding for MATES in Construction

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//August 24, 2018

The Queensland Government is providing $1 million to help MATES in Construction expand its suicide prevention program to rural and remote areas within the state.

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Training hub hits major milestone

Training hub hits major milestone

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//February 05, 2018

The NorthConnex training hub has helped more than 1500 individuals learn new skills in its first year.

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The elephant on the worksite

The elephant on the worksite

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Up front//December 13, 2017

As hard as it is to talk about, mental health and suicide are very real issues for Australia’s wider construction sector. Roads & Infrastructure talks to experts and stakeholders about the problem, challenges, prevention and help available.

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