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Our role within the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries is to improve mental health and wellbeing outcomes. Through our news, events and media we aim to share tools and information to help individuals at all levels of the sector. 

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New Partnerships

New Partnerships Australian Logistics Council Healthy Heads and the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) have partnered in a formal agreement to progress joint programs and campaigns that benefit the sector, particularly in regard to creating a thriving and productive workforce, including increased diversity, and assisting to address the skill and capability gaps facing supply chain and…

New website & Annual review available

New website & Annual review available You asked, and we delivered! Healthy Heads is excited to launch our new website. Based on your feedback we have created a more user-friendly website, to enable you to find and access our resources much more quickly and easily. Visit www.healthyheads.org.au and explore the support resources available to you and…

Nominations Now Open! Australian Logistics Council and Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Wellbeing Award

Nominations Now Open! Australian Logistics Council and Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Wellbeing Award Nominations are now open for the ALC Supply Chain Summit Awards. These awards recognise the outstanding work and achievements by individuals and organisations across supply chain and logistics industry. For the second year in a row, thanks to the support of…

We’re on the road again!

We’re on the road again! We are kicking off the first leg of our Road Show 2024 National Tour! In March, our team is hitting the road to continue to provide access to information and resources for people working in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries. Open to anyone in the sector, our team…

The Seven Workplace Strategies

The Seven Workplace Strategies The Roadmap Planner Healthy Heads has developed the Roadmap Planner to aid better understanding of psychological health and safety, and to assist businesses of all sizes in transport, warehousing, and logistics to establish a Workplace Wellbeing Plan to help meet their work health and safety (WHS) duty of care. The Roadmap…

Your Christmas Day meal is on us!

Your Christmas Day meal is on us! bp and Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds would like to thank those working on Christmas day across the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries with a free Christmas Day meal!* Choose from Roast Pork or Baked Turkey with all the trimmings and a dessert! Thank you for all…

Welcome to Tania Reid, Ben Maguire & Julia O’Keefe

Welcome to Tania Reid, Ben Maguire & Julia O’Keefe We are delighted to welcome three new staff members to our Healthy Heads team. Tania Reid has joined us as National Partnerships Manager. Tania brings with her vast partnership experience over many years throughout the public and private sectors, working with organisations such as Samsung, Fujitsu, Woolworths…

Healthy Heads Road Show 2023

Healthy Heads Road Show 2023 Healthy Heads Road Show has completed its events schedule for 2023. This year Road Show connected face to face with 2,532 people in our industry at events, which is a growth of 150% from 2022.  28 events were held across QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and the NT, connecting with over…

Soult Donation

Soult Donation The Healthy Heads team wants to thank Soult for their generosity in continuing to support us as one of their nominated charities. SOULT, Salt with Soul, was founded four years ago in memory of Founder, Adam Mumford’s brother Jason, who had a nifty idea of opening a shop that just sold hot chips…

R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds 2024

R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds 2024 Healthy Heads has commenced planning for R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds 2024 in partnership with R U OK? R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds is an industry-wide initiative to help people in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries to meaningfully connect and genuinely…

Your Christmas Day meal is on us!

Your Christmas Day meal is on us! Healthy Heads and bp would like to again thank everyone across the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries who play a critical role in keeping Australia moving. To acknowledge and say thank you to those in our industry working on Christmas Day, we will be offering a free Christmas Day…

Build your own Workplace Wellbeing Plan

Build your own Workplace Wellbeing Plan Healthy Heads leads the industry towards meeting Psychological Health and Safety responsibilities Healthy Heads is excited to announce the release of its game-changing tool designed to help businesses of all sizes understand and manage psychological health and safety in the workplace. Healthy Heads has developed the Seven Stories. Seven…

Build your own Workplace Wellbeing Plan

Build your own Workplace Wellbeing Plan Manage Psychological Health and Safety with the Healthy Heads Roadmap Planner Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (Healthy Heads) is releasing a game-changing tool to help businesses of all sizes understand and manage psychological health and safety in the workplace.  Healthy Heads has developed the Seven Stories. Seven Strategies…

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds will deliver free tailored mental health training to improve heavy vehicle safety.

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds will deliver free tailored mental health training to improve heavy vehicle safety. Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds will deliver free tailored mental health training to improve heavy vehicle safety. The Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (Healthy Heads) ‘Tailored mental health training, increasing capacity across the supply chain’…

2022/23 Achievements

2022/23 Achievements Healthy Heads has consolidated its achievements for 2022/23 to demonstrate the positive difference we are making towards creating mentally safe and thriving workplaces for everyone working in the sector.  All who contributed to these achievements should be immensely proud, especially our Corporate Partners, without who none of this would be possible. All who…

R U OK in Trucks and Sheds 2023

R U OK in Trucks and Sheds 2023 Our annual R U OK? in Trucks and Sheds day was again a big success with over 70 businesses holding events that were attended by over 3,500 people. R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds is a partnership between Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds and R…

Road Show visit to the Northern Territory

Road Show visit to the Northern Territory The Healthy Heads Road Show has continued to travel the country engaging with transport, warehousing and logistics employees where they work.  A highlight was our first visit to the Northern Territory where Road Show activated at bp and Qube sites to engage with workers where they work and…

Brisbane Truck Show

Brisbane Truck Show Healthy Heads is very grateful to the HVIA for including Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds as the Official Charity Partner for the Brisbane Truck Show 2023.  The event was attended by over 45,000 people over four days at the Brisbane Convention Centre in May, many of who came by and talked…

CeMAT 2023

CeMAT 2023 Healthy Heads is grateful to Hannover Fairs Australia for including Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds as the Official Charity Partner for the CeMAT 2023 which took place in Sydney 25-27 July.  The event gave us an opportunity to engage with the warehousing and technology sector and share our messages on mental health…

Mt Gambier Road Show

Mt Gambier Road Show Healthy Heads Road Show recently visited Mount Gambier.  Our visit to Mount Gambier highlighted the breadth of the businesses which Healthy Heads industry tailored resources can support. Our Road Show events included forestry harvesting and haulage businesses and a heavy vehicle dealership, with workers from on the road and in the…

Industry Working Group

Industry Working Group Healthy Heads is committed to working closely with industry when prioritising, developing and reviewing our programs and resources.  One method of doing this is through our Industry Working Group which includes a broad range of representatives from drivers, warehouse and distribution employees, supervisors and managers to mental health and wellbeing professionals. . …

Industry specific training

Industry specific training Healthy Heads has partnered with expert mental health organisations to tailor mental health and wellbeing training programs to align with industry needs and maximise participant uptake.  Increasing leadership and employee understanding of mental health issues is vital to improving our capacity to support those who are in need and create workplace cultures…

Canberra Raiders raffle and ticket giveaway

Canberra Raiders raffle and ticket giveaway Thanks to Premier Corporate Partner, Toyota Material Handling Australia, Healthy Heads is the Canberra Raiders Game Day Charity for Round 11. Now, we would like to give you the opportunity to see the Raiders on us. This partnership has given us access to a limited number of free tickets…

Welcome to Lachlan Spencer

Welcome to Lachlan Spencer We are delighted to welcome Lachlan Spencer as our Stakeholder Engagement Manager. Lachlan will help us connect with the industry and relevant support services to achieve the best mental health outcomes.    Before joining us, Lachlan worked in the forest harvesting, haulage, and wood products sector. He brings vast experience in…

Healthy Heads Launches English as Second Language (EASeL) Resources

Healthy Heads Launches English as Second Language (EASeL) Resources Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) industry-tailored wellbeing resources that have been translated into eight of the most commonly spoken languages other than English in the Australian road transport, warehousing, and logistics sector. The rollout of English as Second Language (EASeL) resources is about making…

Colin

Colin Colin, 57, has been a linehaul truck driver for 18 years.  He started out as a mechanic and then followed in his family’s footsteps to become a truck driver. His typical day involves being at the wheel for up to 11 hours a day, covering 900km, carrying freight. After being involved in an accident…

Teagan

Teagan Meet Teagan, Queensland Manager, Qube Energy Teagan, 32, works in warehousing, logistics and transport for the oil and gas industry. His career kicked off ten years ago in Darwin as a casual stevedore, before he became a forklift operator and took on various leadership roles.  He is now the Queensland Manager for Qube Energy…

Sandra

Sandra Meet Sandra, Human Resources, Bass Strait Transport Sandra, 53, has been in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industry for 25 years and currently works in HR at Bass Strait Transport. Sandra has experienced her fair share of ups and downs from dealing with health struggles to experiencing the loss of colleague. These experiences…

Isaac

Isaac Meet Isaac, Wellbeing Officer, De Bruyn Transport Isaac, 27, was born into the fifth generation of the family transport business, De Bruyn Transport. From a young age Isaac got his hands dirty loading containers, sweeping floors and painting pallets. In time, Isaac recognised the challenges that come with working in the industry and after…

Beep beep! We are on the road again

Beep beep! We are on the road again Our Road Show is kicking off the first leg of our 2023 National Tour. In March, our team are hitting the road to continue to provide access to information and resources for people working in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries. Open to anyone in sector,…

Choosing healthy continues

Choosing healthy continues Our Choose Healthy & Save initiative delivered in partnership with bp, has been such a hit we have decided to keep the Healthier Choices Menu rolling in 2023.  Throughout the year, we will be offering discounts on a range of individual menu items. Currently, you can purchase the poached eggs on toast…

It’s time to save the date for ‘R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds’

It’s time to save the date for ‘R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds’ Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds is teaming up with R U OK? for the second year of ‘R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds’ to ensure workers in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries know when and how to…

Healthy Heads Launches English as Second Language (EASeL) Resources

Healthy Heads Launches English as Second Language (EASeL) Resources Today, Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) launched industry-tailored wellbeing resources that have been translated into eight of the most commonly spoken languages other than English in the Australian road transport, warehousing, and logistics sector. The rollout of English as Second Language (EASeL) resources is…

Healthy Heads commences Nutrition Pilot Program for Truckies

Healthy Heads commences Nutrition Pilot Program for Truckies Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Foundation (HHTS) today announced the commencement of a Nutrition Pilot Program, endeavouring to educate, raise awareness and encourage longer-term healthy eating among truck drivers. The project has been developed in partnership with Nutrition Australia in response to poor health outcomes among…

Discounts on Healthier Meals for Healthy Heads App Users at bp

Discounts on Healthier Meals for Healthy Heads App Users at bp Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Foundation (HHTS), has today released new features in the Healthy Heads App, offering support on hand for truck drivers and others working on the ground in the broader road transport, warehousing and logistics industries. Research from Monash University…

Grab a Coffee on us at bp Marulan Southside

Grab a Coffee on us at bp Marulan Southside The Healthy Heads RoadShow has made its way back to New South Wales and will be stopping in at bp Marulan Southside. The team will be offering a free coffee to anyone passing through, and sharing: bp Marulan Southside will also offer discounts on selected healthier…

RoadShow Heading to Goondiwindi

RoadShow Heading to Goondiwindi The Healthy Heads RoadShow has been touring Queensland across May, attending HVIA Golf Day and Coles Parkinson DC to celebrate R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds Day. Our team has the chance to connect with people across the industry, providing access to mental health tools and resources. In June, the…

Let’s get pushing for mental health

Let’s get pushing for mental health We’re taking part in the Push-Up Challenge from 1st – 24th June. The aim is to engage and educate people in our industry on mental and physical health and raise awareness of mental health issues. 3,139 push-ups across the 24 days represent the number of lives lost to suicide…

Helping to help the people that kept Australia moving

Helping to help the people that kept Australia moving Opinion: Paul Graham The last two years have been some of the most challenging our generation has faced. A new world, with new words and terms. Lockdown, isolation, the 1.5 metre rule, social distancing, WFH, and the occasionally amusing but sometimes frustrating “you’re on mute”. The…

Healthy Heads calls on industry to drive conversations and ask, “R U OK?”

Healthy Heads calls on industry to drive conversations and ask, “R U OK?” R U OK? and Healthy Heads in Truck & Sheds Foundation (HHTS) have teamed up to ensure people in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries know when and how to meaningfully connect and genuinely ask, “are you OK?” Today, 17 May…

Ideas to get your workplace involved

Ideas to get your workplace involved R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds gives people in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries an opportunity to make a real difference for someone who is having a tough time by having a meaningful conversation. To show your support for R U OK? in Trucks & Sheds…

Simple but vital daily self-care habits for truck drivers

Simple but vital daily self-care habits for truck drivers The day in the life of a truck driver is very different to most jobs. Driving 11-16 hours a day with only around 10 hours in the day to focus on yourself and your family as well as finding time to do your business admin can…

Roadshow Queensland Bound!

Roadshow Queensland Bound! Healthy Heads is on the road, next stop Queensland!   This month, Healthy Heads saw its Roadshow outreach program travelling through regional NSW, stopping in at Albury and Gundagai to meet with truck drivers at bp and Shell service stations.   The Healthy Heads team, including newly appointed Projects Coordinator, Kayla O’Brien supplied…

Drive conversations and ask “are you OK?”

Drive conversations and ask “are you OK?” R U OK? and Healthy Heads in Truck & Sheds have teamed up to ensure those in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries know when and how to meaningfully connect and genuinely ask “are you OK?” Life’s ups and downs happen to us all, but those working…

St Kilda joins forces with Healthy Heads and NTI to tackle mental health challenges

St Kilda joins forces with Healthy Heads and NTI to tackle mental health challenges Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) is proud to announce an official Partnership with St Kilda Football Club (St Kilda) and National Transport Insurance (NTI). St Kilda is set to support the Foundation throughout 2022 with shared ambitions to address…

Healthy Heads hits the road with a face-to-face initiative backed by major industry partners

Healthy Heads hits the road with a face-to-face initiative backed by major industry partners Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) has today launched the Roadshow; a mental health outreach program, touring around the country in a medium rigid DAF LF. The vehicle was initiated by PACCAR Australia, its dealers and the Australian Trucking Association…

Healthy Heads raises public awareness of a vital Australian workforce

Healthy Heads raises public awareness of a vital Australian workforce Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Foundation (HHTS) is marking the end of another challenging year by raising public awareness of a largely unseen workforce in Australia, as they launch the Healthy Heads Industry Recognition Campaign. Workers in the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries…

Truckies’ mental health essential, says incoming Australia Post CEO

Truckies’ mental health essential, says incoming Australia Post CEO The transport industry needs to put the same level of focus on mental wellbeing as it puts on physical safety to ensure its workforce can meet the demands of Australia’s supply chain, says Paul Graham, the incoming chief executive of Australia Post. Discover More

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Announces Appointment of Director Industry Relations and Program Management

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Announces Appointment of Director Industry Relations and Program Management Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) has announced the appointment of Melissa Weller as Director Industry Relations and Program Management. Melissa will commence her responsibilities in mid-August, 2021. Melissa brings extensive experience to HHTS having worked in the road…

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds launches Australia’s first industry led, industry specific, National Mental Health and Wellbeing strategy

Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds launches Australia’s first industry led, industry specific, National Mental Health and Wellbeing strategy Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) Foundation has launched a free National Mental Health and Wellbeing Roadmap for the road transport, warehousing, and logistics industries. This strategy has been created by industry for industry and…

Healthy Heads to partner with Griffith University

Healthy Heads to partner with Griffith University Healthy Heads to partner with Griffith University in Queensland Road Safety Health and Well-Being Research Pilot Project funded by the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC). The Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) Foundation is to partner with Griffith University in a research project funded by the Motor…

Road Transport and logistics industries join forces

Road Transport and logistics industries join forces Road Transport and logistics industries join forces to tackle mental health and wellbeing. Representatives from Australian road transport and logistics industries have joined forces to launch the first single national industry-wide approach to tackling mental health and Wellbeing. Woolworths Group, Coles, Linfox, Toll, Qube and Ron Finemore Transport…

Healthy Heads Partners with AP Psychology

Healthy Heads Partners with AP Psychology Healthy Heads Partners with AP Psychology & Consulting Services to Deliver a Strategy for Building a Psychologically Safe, Healthy and Thriving Industry. Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds (HHTS) has partnered with AP Psychology & Consulting Services (APPCS) to develop a three year Industry Blueprint Strategy, National Framework, Guidelines…

Healthy Heads supports ‘R U OK?’ Day

Healthy Heads supports ‘R U OK?’ Day Healthy Heads supports ‘R U OK?’ Day in the road transport, warehousing and logistics sector. Paul Graham, Chair of the Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Foundation, is encouraging all workers in the road transport, warehouse and logistics sector to ask the question ‘R U OK?’ on Thursday,…

Healthy Heads advocates mental health

Healthy Heads advocates mental health Healthy Heads advocates mental health as important as safety in the road transport and logistics sectors across Australia. During Mental Health Month, the Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds Foundation is encouraging the road transport, warehousing and logistics industries to “make mental health as everyday as safety.”

Healthy Heads Appoints Naomi Frauenfelder as CEO

Healthy Heads Appoints Naomi Frauenfelder as CEO Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds (HHTS) has announced the appointment of Naomi Frauenfelder as the Foundation’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer, with Naomi commencing her responsibilities mid January, 2021.

Healthy Heads partners with Griffith University

Healthy Heads partners with Griffith University The Healthy Heads in Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) Foundation has confirmed it will partner with Griffith University in a research project funded by the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC). The aim of the project, which is expected to run for 18 months, is to better understand mental health and…

Healthy Heads announces industry-wide initiative

Healthy Heads announces industry-wide initiative Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds (HHTS) has announced the appointment of its inaugural Chief Executive Officer. Discover More

It is a Big Problem

It is a Big Problem Launched this week, Healthy Heads’ aim is to help make thriving workplaces for everyone in the industry as part of a national strategy across the sector. The overarching objective of Healthy Heads is the creation of a single national mental health plan for truck drivers, distribution and warehouse staff with…

NHVR pledges funds to mental health initiative

NHVR pledges funds to mental health initiative The NHVR has entered into a new partnership with the Healthy Heads Trucks & Sheds (HHTS) Foundation to improve psychological safety and physical health across the heavy vehicle and logistics industries.

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