The Workplace Research Centre (WRC) is one of Australia's leading research organisations on work and employment.
Over 22 years we have successfully completed on-time and on-budget, over 100 major contract research projects and multiple smaller scale studies.
Our programs have a deserved reputation for quality, value-for-money and practical relevance.
Abbott Government urged to focus on mental as well as physical health of Australian workers 26 Sep 2013
The University of Sydney's high profile Happiness, Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference is this year expected to call on the Abbott Government to give priority to mental health in the workplace as it conducts its promised review of mental health services. More
Practitioners and policy makers interested in the latest research and strategies on workplace health and wellbeing should attend the Happiness, Health and Wellbeing @ Work Conference on 3 October 2013. More
Recent WRC research has found that e-learning can help to integrate training into the workplace, providing benefits for workers, enterprises and industry. Building on research undertaken in 2010 to 2011, case studies were conducted of e-learning projects in three industries funded by the National VET E-learning Strategy Industry System Change business activity in 2012-13: aged care and community services, renewable energy, and glass and glazing manufacturing.