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VenuesWest

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VenuesWest is Western Australia's provider of premier sports, recreation and entertainment venues. They own and operate the following venues: HBF Stadium, HBF Arena, WA Athletics Stadium, nib Stadium, Midvale SpeedDome and Champion Lakes Regatta Centre.  

VenuesWest aims to build and maintain a workplace environment and culture that supports healthy lifestyle choices. 

Health and Wellbeing Achievements

Their Corporate Health and Wellbeing program, ‘Our Health’ was launched in July 2015 and provides a range of initiatives for workers to participate in that supports their health and wellbeing. 

VenuesWest has a comprehensive program in place and received Gold recognition for having provided the following: 

  • Health and Wellbeing Policy which outlines the initiatives offered to staff and how they can access them.
  • Dedicated Risk, Safety and Wellbeing team to implement their program.
  • Smoke-free workplace policy which outlines that smoking is not permitted on site, in VenuesWest vehicles or in staff uniform.
  • Workplace functions and responsible service of alcohol guidelines which outline how they aim to limit and manage alcohol consumption at work functions and social functions. Strategies include limiting the number of alcoholic drinks per person, setting a reasonable finishing time to avoid excessive drinking, organising events at times that alcohol is not expected and providing food, water and low alcohol options where alcohol is being served.
  • Flexible working arrangements to support and encourage work/life balance.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Committee that discuss their corporate health and wellbeing program regularly.
  • Bike racks, showers and lockers to encourage physical activity before, during and after work.
  • Free or discounted gym and aquatic memberships for staff.
  • Personalised health and fitness services with skin fold tests, BMI tests and personalised gym programs including reduced rate PT sessions.
  • Monthly healthy living initiatives including staff group training sessions, lunch break activities and various lifestyle seminars.
  • Subsidised registration fees (up to $50 per person) to participate in community, sporting and charity events.
  • Corporate health discounts from associated health care providers.
  • Free flu vaccinations and eyesight screening subsidy for eligible staff.
  • Standing workstations to encourage staff to break up their sedentary behaviour.
  • Staff intranet page promoting their program and health and wellbeing resources. 

 

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Industry Arts and Recreation Services
Workplace size 20 - 199
Location Mount Claremont, Joondalup, Midvale & Champion Lakes
Current Achievement
David Etherton Chief Executive Officer

"VenuesWest is committed to its Health & Wellbeing program. Continuing to invest in ‘Our Health’ allows the organisation to provide significant opportunities for employees to be healthier and happier at work which ultimately results in a more motivated and productive work force. "

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