Community awareness of work life balance is built on a range of partners working together. These include:
The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, known as the Hawke Centre, is a community-focused centre devoted to generating ideas and solutions to achieve cohesive, sustainable societies. The Centre engages with local and international communities through public learning activities including lectures, seminars, alliances and research projects.
The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre
Business SA provides advice, support, training and networking opportunities to South Australian businessesto help identify workplace challenges and drive businessgrowth.
SafeWork SA partners with Business SA in areas relating to employment and work health and safety.
The Centre for Work + Life is a hub for innovative thinking about work, life and improving the wellbeing of Australians. The Centre focuses on generating long-term change around how work in Australia intersects with households, community and social life.
SafeWork SA is an industry partner in an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project with the Centre for Work + Life to establish a measurement tool for Work Life Balance - the national Australian Work and Life Index (AWALI).
Centre for Work + Life
CEDA is a national, independent, not-for-profit, member-based organisation providing thought leadership, knowledge sharing and policy perspectives on the economic and social issues affecting Australia for businesses, government agencies and researchers.
This is achieved through a rigorous and evidence-based research agenda, and forums and events that deliver lively debate and critical perspectives.
DFEEST is the key government agency driving employment, skills development, research and technology in South Australia.
It is the lead agency for South Australia's Strategic Plan Target 48 "Ageing workforce participation: Increase the proportion of older South Australians who are engaged in the workforce by 10% by 2020".
SafeWork SA and the Equal Opportunity Commission work together on activities that promote their common goals relating to discrimination in the workplace e.g. protecting pregnant workers, workers with child care responsibilities, workers with family care responsibilities (such as care of an elderly parent or family member with a disability), age and cultural discrimination.
Equal Opportunity Commission
The Office for Women works toward achieving gender equity and positive change for women by collaborating across government and the community. The Office works closely with women's groups and organisations, as well as the Premier's Council for Women (the South Australian government's advisory group on women's issues).
The SafeWork SA Age Matters Project and the Office for Women collaborate on activities promoting gender equity and positive change for women.
Office for Women
SA Unions advocates for work life balance. It believes that valuing and supporting workers to engage in community life and spend time with their families will give an edge in a competitive labour market.
WorkCoverSA funds research into facilitators and barriers to return to work following a work-related injury, and other research findings relevant to workers compensation.