Wellbeing

At Macquarie, we're committed to creating a happy and healthy workplace that values inclusivity and work-life balance. We want to support you in maximising your physical and mental wellbeing while ensuring a work environment that allows you to achieve your full potential.

Upcoming events on campus

Free massages for staff

Starting in February, the Chiropractic Clinic and their final year students will be offering free 15-minute soft tissue massages to staff. These sessions will run once a month throughout the year. To reserve your booking, click here. To add your name to the waiting list, email abetteryouatmq@mq.edu.au.

Flu shots

Protect yourself and your colleagues from the highly contagious influenza virus by taking part in Macquarie’s 2019 flu shot program. Free flu shots are available to all full time, part time and casual Macquarie University staff. For more information, including how to book your appointment, click here.

Medibank on campus

Is your health cover right for you? Find out by booking an appointment with a Medibank consultant. Medibank is on campus the first Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each month.

UniSuper

Discuss your superannuation options by booking an appointment with our on-campus consultant.

  • Employee Assistance Program - Benestar

    The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential counselling, coaching and wellbeing service that’s free for all for Macquarie University and entity staff and their immediate family members.

  • Health insurance partner - Medibank

    Protect yourself and your loved ones, with a 9% discount on corporate health cover through Medibank.

  • Sport and Aquatic Centre

    Achieve your health and fitness goals with access to indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, health club, group fitness classes, squash courts and much more at our Sport and Aquatic Centre. Plus, staff save 30% on membership fees.

  • Medical services and clinics

    You don’t have to go far to get access to some of the best medical services and specialised clinics. Macquarie offers Australia’s first integrated health and research campus, which includes a hospital and a range of specialist MQ Health clinics.

  • Centre for Emotional Health

    The Centre for Emotional health offers highly trained and qualified professionals who provide children, teens and adults with world-leading, evidence-based assessment services and treatment for emotional disorders.

  • Community volunteering

    Helping others helps you! Why not use the two days’ leave the University gives you each year and do good for others?

  • Family support for parents and carers

    Balancing work and family is not easy, but it is important if we are to experience and healthy and happy life.

  • Domestic and family violence

    Macquarie is committed to preventing domestic and family violence, and supporting staff who are affected by it.

  • Useful links

    For more information and resources click here

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