UniSA digs deep to prevent construction worker suicides

UniSA digs deep to prevent construction worker suicides

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//September 08, 2021

Research from the University of South Australia is investigating the reasons behind high rates of suicide in the construction sector, in the hope of saving

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R U OK? launches Tradies Tools to Talk

R U OK? launches Tradies Tools to Talk

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//August 19, 2021

R U OK? is asking tradies to add conversation skills to their toolkits with the release of the ‘Tradies Tools to Talk’, a conversation guide to help them know when and how to ask their workmates ‘are you OK?’. 

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Roads Online web series: Building mindfulness

Roads Online web series: Building mindfulness

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Special Features//April 15, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Roads Online is publishing a four-article series covering the challenges and opportunities within the construction industry. In this second instalment, MATES in Construction and AAPA highlight best practice mental health initiatives for the road construction industry. 

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MATES in Construction launches in NT

MATES in Construction launches in NT

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//February 08, 2019

Mental health and suicide prevention program MATES has launched in the Northern Territory to support the construction, mining and energy industries.

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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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