• What’s your pleasure?

    Open Forum     |      February 3, 2022

    A nationwide survey investigating the nature and extent of Australians’ pleasures has been launched this week by Southern Cross University Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Desirée Kozlowski.

  • Assessing a life well lived

    Doris Baumann     |      January 16, 2022

    Performing meaningful activities, engaging in absorbing tasks and pursuing goals which generate a sense of achievement all contributed to a life well lived.

  • Improve your wellbeing all year round

    Amy Vu     |      November 19, 2020

    During times of uncertainty it’s important to support your own mental wellbeing. If you’re not started yet, here are a few easy-to-implement self-care tips to improve your daily wellbeing.

  • Supporting worker wellbeing after COVID 19

    Ebony Stansfield     |      May 12, 2020

    Business leaders should do these four things to help improve psychological resilience and employee wellbeing post-coronavirus, says the Associate Dean of Research at UNSW Business School.

  • Measuring progress and wellbeing in Australia

    Stephen Bartos     |      December 18, 2019

    Attempts to measure wellbeing in Australia, and factor it into public policy have stalled, but wellbeing measures are being used with success in Iceland, New Zealand and elsewhere, offering hope their adoption will rekindle interest in this country.

  • The hidden history of Australia’s own well-being framework

    Richard Holden     |      June 26, 2019

    Australia’s treasury adopted a well-being framework well before New Zealand’s much celebrated “well-being budget”. Here’s what happened to it.

  • How are Australians faring?

    Andrew Trounson     |      July 31, 2018

    Every year, the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey, or HILDA, gives us a snapshot of the economic and social wellbeing of Australians. How are we doing this year?

  • Well-being and the great outdoors

    Vic Health     |      April 25, 2018

    Time spent outdoors in green space is good for our physical and mental wellbeing. It sounds simple. But making sure those positive benefits are extended to all corners of our community is a considerably more complex issue.