How do Australians think about care?

The way we care for ourselves is changing. But is it healthy?
We asked 3,000 Aussies to find out. 

Our attitudes towards self-care have changed

9/10

Aussies think self-care is more important
to them than it was 10 years ago.

This has been reflected in the workplace with

9/10

businesses having health and wellness measures in place.

Of those businesses:

allow
PERSONAL
LEAVE

offer
FLEXIBLE
WORKING HOURS

have
EMPLOYEE
ASSISTANCE

However, many of us still feel stressed and work long hours

3/5 reported feeling stressed or anxious at work

And many of us feel selfish taking time to care for ourselves

With 2/5 Australians reporting that they feel selfish when they look after their health and emotional wellbeing.

Small changes can have a big impact

Let’s have clearer communication from employers about care

65%

OF EMPLOYEES
think that their employer cares about their health and wellness.

VS.

81%

OF EMPLOYERS
say they care about the health and wellness of their staff.

Let’s put our health first and take time out when we need it.

WHEN

60%

of us have worked through an illness, our sickness has gotten worse and we have ended up taking more time off than we would’ve needed to in the first place.*

WITH

88%

of the population feeling positive after taking this time to care for themselves.