Get Involved

If you have had a recent work-related injury, you can help guide development of a new, digital program being developed by the University of Newcastle

Do a brief, online survey about your experience. It takes about 20 minutes.

Live in the Newcastle region? Come to the University of Newcastle and have your say.

Download the information sheets

We are making a program to help workers with injury learn to live more compassionately during recovery

These information sheets will tell you more about how you can get involved

Live in the Newcastle region?

CC BY 2.0 – Image by Ken Hodge

Join a discussion group

We are running some small, casual discussion groups at the University of Newcastle.

Our aim is to hear from workers with a recent work-related injury about what the recovery process has been like for you.

You will also hear about the new program we are making to help workers maintain good emotional wellbeing and mental health during recovery from injury.

If you would like to be involved, simply fill out your details using the secure form below. Someone from the research team at the University of Newcastle will get in touch within the next few days.

We won’t share your details with anyone or send you any unwanted mail. If you prefer, you can also get in touch directly by emailing Margaret.Freestone@newcastle.edu.au.

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Contact details

Dr Jamin Day
E: Jamin.Day@newcastle.edu.au
P: +61 2 4033 9237

Address details

University of Newcastle
University Dr
Callaghan NSW 2308

WorkUp - An initiative of the icare foundation

icare Foundation’s WorkUp fund is a $5 million investment in innovations that support injured workers overcome complex barriers to return to work.

Eight organisations make up the WorkUp fund: CoAct, Happy Paws Happy Hearts, University of Newcastle, Uprise, WithYouWithMe, Primary and Community Care Services, Rumpus and Settlement Services International.

Together we’re co-creating solutions to help support work-readiness for injured workers.