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