Flourish Australia is in the running for New England North West Business Awards | The Inverell Times

Fri Sep 14, 2018

Flourish Australia is on a recognition roll as it delivers employment opportunities for people living with mental health issues across the New England and North West New South Wales.

After receiving the Workplace Inclusion Award at the recent Tamworth Business Chamber Quality Business Awards, Flourish Australia is now in the running for recognition at the New England North West Business Awards being held in Armidale on Friday 21 September. Success at the regional awards would see Flourish Australia make the prestigious NSW Business Chamber awards in Sydney later this year.

The recognition is timely, given that it is five years since Flourish Australia set a target of filling half its internal positions with workers who identify as having a mental health issue. That target was achieved last year.

Flourish Australia currently employs 754 people across New South Wales and Queensland, with 405 having a lived experience of a mental health issue.

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