120 years in wellbeing.
Next in
workplace
health & safety

As part of the Sanitarium Group of companies we’ve pioneered whole person health for over a century—and workplace health for 15 years. Changing lives is more than our purpose—it’s in our DNA.

Workplaces…

Can get stuck behind the curve on whole person health. Sick days and injuries form just the tip of an iceberg that can sink a business before it knows what’s coming.

Safe people…

Make strong organisations. Healthy people make creative cultures. And thriving people make great business sense.

We customise…

Workplace health programs from proven results and emerging best practice. Then we collaborate with you to make them work on the ground.

We work…

End-to-end—from injury prevention to digital wellness challenges, from vaccinations to mental health, wherever your people work.

We’re driven…

To discover what’s possible. We’re capable of making it work. We support you to bring to life what’s next and best for your business.

That’s how we bring you what’s
next and best in workplace health.

Our story

Vitality Works is part of the Sanitarium Group—a health and wellbeing company helping Australians and New Zealanders live well since 1898. We’re the workplace health services arm of the Group and for the last 15 years we’ve been changing lives, every day, through whole-person health.

1866

The world-renowned health resort, Battle Creek Sanitarium, is founded in Michigan USA.

1898

Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing Co. comes to Australia and is founded in Melbourne, Australia.

1898-2003

Over 100 years of fostering good health and wellbeing in Australia.

2011

The workplace health services arm of Sanitarium—Vitality Works AU & NZ—is born.

2012

Vitality Works expands, acquiring five businesses to become an Australian leader in workplace wellbeing.

2021

We purchase SafetyWorks—and expand our offer across the entirety of workplace wellbeing, health & safety.

Here’s how we build a safe,
engaged and well workforce.

Assess First.

We use world-class assessment tools to benchmark your organisation’s wellbeing now—and set a vision for what’s next.

Uncover the insights.

We identify your business’s unique needs—and recommend workplace wellbeing programs employees enjoy.

For a bespoke solution.

Walk away with a ready-to-use strategic plan for prevention, monitoring, and wellbeing with programs and services.

Take Action.

We make your strategic plan happen—deploying programs to your team where they’re needed most.

Make it known.

You get the communications assets you need to build awareness, drive participation and get results—with support at every step.

For the best protection.

Prevent injury and ill-health from happening in the first place—for a happier, safer and more productive workforce.

See results.

Get visibility over the value of your investment using intuitive dashboards and insightful reports.

Raise the bar.

Together we look at what’s next—reviewing and refining the strategy to keep driving positive change and getting results.

For healthy and happy people.

Go from surviving to thriving—drive tangible outcomes that lead to healthier people who can perform at their best.

Our people—who care
about your people.

We’re a collective of passionate people delivering real health outcomes. We take a partnership approach—it’s enabled us to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of over 1.5 million employees in 1,500 businesses across Australia and New Zealand so far.

Cathy McDonald Executive General Manager
Kim Rutherford
Kim Rutherford NZ Country Manager
Dr Sarah Curtis, PhD
Dr Sarah Curtis, PhD Head of Client Partnerships
Rathia Gierdien
Rathia Gierdien Head of Product and Partnerships
Paul Geelan Head of Commercial
Michael Nadalin
Michael Nadalin Business Manager - Vaccination Services
Melinda Ramsay
Melinda Ramsay Best Practice Manager
Lucy Brown
Lucy Brown Marketing Manager
Jeremiah Adele
Jeremiah Adele Senior Client Partner
Marsha Scandurra
Marsha Scandurra Senior Client Partner
Celia Adamski
Celia Adamski Senior Client Partner
Stephen Walls Client Partner
Jan Beacham
Jan Beacham Senior Team Lead - Service Delivery
Liam Searle
Liam Searle Team Lead - Injury Prevention
Katie Radcliffe
Katie Radcliffe Team Lead - Assessments
Rachel Ouwendyk
Rachel Ouwendyk Senior Team Lead - Charge Program

Workplace Health and Wellbeing FAQ's

Vitality Works offers services across Australia and New Zealand—onsite and offsite.

Benefits include reduced absenteeism and enhanced employee value proposition

Our expert and qualified consultants use evidence-based approaches for programs.

From injury prevention and mental health programs to strategic health & safety consulting.

What’s next for your future?

Our people are key to our success and we invest in their health
and happiness. If you’re inspired by changing lives—we want to hear from you.

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