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Mbody Wellness Program

Murdoch University is committed to valuing and encouraging physically and psychologically healthy practices that improve wellness. Wellness is a combination of physical and psychological fitness, emotional resilience and having a sense of belonging, connection and support.

Mbody Wellness is an holistic wellness program for staff comprising of face-to-face events, on-campus initiatives and digital tools, resources and educational activities. The Mbody Wellness program encourages all staff to take action, be it a little or a lot, to better their wellness. You do not need to have any experience or ample physical and/or psychological health to participate in any Mbody initiatives or events.

The benefits of participating in Mbody activities and initiatives range from improved physical fitness, better stress management and psychological resilience to a sense of kinship and a more positive mindset.

The Mbody Wellness program is seeking nominations from staff to be Wellness Champions. To find out what this involves, the benefits of volunteering or to nominate yourself, click here.

For more information about what’s on, download the Mbody Wellness calendar of activities.

To stay in the loop with wellness activities and events on campus, or for more information, contact our Wellness Officer, Gemma Clark, gemma.clark@murdoch.edu.au.

Gemma, as a qualified health practitioner, can also provide you with tools and resources pertaining to any aspect of health and wellness with full confidentiality.

The services below are also available to staff to encourage healthy lifestyles:

Medical

Campus nurses and bulk-billing doctors can assist you with general practice needs.

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Private Health Insurance

Discounted private health insurance is available from our corporate health partners, HBF, Medibank and Bupa.

Staff wishing to take advantage of their range of products and services should contact the respective Health funds direct for further information, or Gemma Clark, Wellness Officer.

Sports and Recreation

Do you want to get active, rehabilitate an injury or just have some fun? There is plenty on offer at the sports and recreation centre, including fully equipped gymnasium, team sports, group fitness classes, guided meditation, yoga, childrens’ school holiday programs and much, much more.

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Organisational Capability Unit

Health and Wellness workshops are offered to staff in conjunction with Murdoch Sports. Check out our latest offerings via our Training Course Management System (TCMS).

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Each employee has access to a confidential trio of 1-hour counselling sessions, provided externally by PeopleSense. Services are available to Murdoch staff on &/or off campus.

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Murdoch University Chiropractic Clinic

A state-of-the-art patient centred teaching clinic open to staff. Murdoch University Chiropractic is a teaching clinic, where your case will be managed by a final (5th) year chiropractic student clinician under supervision by registered chiropractors. Other facilities include a Rehabilitation Centre, Physiological Therapeutics Facility, and Digital Radiographic Suite.

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Occupational Health and Safety

Available for guidance on matters such as OSH legislation, incident & hazard reporting and investigation, ergonomics, safe systems of work, manual handling and safety audits.

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Salary Packaging

Salary Packaging is an Australian Tax Office approved means of allowing employees to effectively restructure their income. Salary Packaging works by transferring the way you pay for a service or goods, from post-tax to pre-tax. You can even salary package your gym membership!

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Get involved today - email our Wellness Coordinator - Gemma Clark for further information.