Mental Health in the Construction Industry

25 July 2022

Don’t miss the next AMWF online session on Wednesday 27 July on Mental Health in the construction industry. Join us for an important discussion with Jorgen Gullestrup, who led the development of the MATES in Construction program.


Jorgen’s engaging manner and personal story will set the scene for his insights into how the construction industry is leading the way with programs that support good employee mental health and suicide prevention. He will translate this into similar support programs currently in development or underway in the architectural profession.

Our Speaker – Jorgen Gullestrup

Jorgen Gullestrup is the Chair, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, Council Member, Queensland Mental Health Commission Advisory, Panel Member, Tripartite Procurement Advisory Panel, Department of Energy and Public Works (Queensland) and CEO, Mental Health Lived Experience Peak Queensland.
With 14 years of experience in workplace mental health and suicide prevention, Jorgen Gullestrup works from a lived experience framework. Jorgen’s career has taken him from the tools to an industry leader. In 2007 Jorgen led the development of the MATES in Construction program, a program now implemented nationally in Australia and New Zealand. Jorgen holds a Masters in Suicidology, a Diploma in Community and Social Development, an Associate Diploma in Labour Studies. He is currently a confirmed PhD candidate at Deakin University researching the impact of Male help offering in suicide prevention.


Wednesday 27 July 2022
1pm–2pm AEST / 12.30pm–1.30pm ACST / 11am–12pm AWST


Online via Zoom. Link will be sent on confirmation of booking.


$20.00 (incl GST)


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