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MATES SA's Annual Fundraising Lunch Success

This year’s MATES SA’s Annual Fundraising Lunch held at the iconic Adelaide Oval was a fantastic afternoon and saw the biggest turnout yet. Around 350 people joined together to show their support of the MATES program and to celebrate the amazing work that’s being done by volunteers across our industries to support each other, raise awareness, and reduce suicide.

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NSW Construction Site Safety Guide 2022/23

Every year, 190 Australians working in the construction industry take their own lives. This means we lose a colleague every second day to suicide*.

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Karise Eden backs MATES in Construction to help shine a light on suicide prevention and better mental health.

MATES in Construction is excited to announce the support of Australian singer Karise Eden. Karise first appeared on our TV screens in 2012 when at age 19, she won The Voice.

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MATES in Construction welcomes $6M in funding for FIFO/DIDO

Leading industry suicide prevention charity MATES in Construction is the sole recipient of a $6 million Australian Government Dept. of Health grant, targeting FIFO (fly-in-fly-out)/DIDO (drive-in-drive-out) workers.

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Fifo workers get $6M in mental health support

The Australian Government will provide $6 million to MATES in Construction to boost support for the mental health and wellbeing of remote workers in the mining, energy, construction and manufacturing industries.

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MATES in Manufacturing – Turning a tragic tide

Program to give workers tools to stop mates' suicides.

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Buoy Project – MATES

MATES Workplace Suicide Prevention Programs: Evaluating the impact of MATES programs on suicide prevention literacy, stigma, helping behaviours, and suicidal thoughts.

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Calling all Manufacturing MATES

We recognise that suicide prevention and improving mental health support transcends traditional workplace issues and that by working together we stand a better chance of making positive change.

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Manufacturing bands together for mental health

A program to support workers’ mental health and prevent suicide is being launched in the manufacturing industry today.

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MATES in Construction - Givemas Day Ten

To discover what work can be done to support and improve mental health outcomes in the construction, mining and energy industry, we spoke with National CEO of MATES in Construction Chris Lockwood.

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Jorgen Gullestrup: 2021 PHD recipient

Congratulations to Jorgen Gullestrup, the 2021 recipient ofthe ‘MATES in Construction Allison Milner Memorial PhDScholarship’

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Stronger Together Newsletter Vol 2 2021

MATES Stronger Together Newsletter – Vol 2 2021 Edition is about to hit a site near you.

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