Our People & Culture

July 2020

EmployABILITY: Managing in the Age of Inclusion webinar series



Hosted by Gail Le Bransky, Director, Disability Employment at the NSW Public Service Commission, the  webinar series shares resources, practical advice and offer diverse perspectives on disability employment for all managers, hiring managers, recruiters, and aspiring managers across NSW government. 

Webinar 1: Managing and Recruiting in the Age of Inclusion

Gail Le Bransky, PSC’s Disability Employment Director, on the NSW Premiers Priority and Hiring Managers Toolkit; Tessa Pittenridgh, from PSC’s Recruiting Right program, on how to recruit for people with different abilities; the NSW Council for Intellectual Disability (CID) on their More Than Just a Job program.

Date: Thursday, 16 July
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Register now

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Workshop for NSW Health Deaf employees



The Public Service Commission (PSC) is doing some work with Deaf public servants as part of the Premier’s priority of improving meaningful employment for people with disability. That includes organising a workshop for hearing impaired NSW Health employees.


If you wish to self-nominate to the PSC and receive an invitation to an event in the future, please contact Dani Fried. Manager, Disability inclusion.

Contact for more information 

Dani Fried

02 9394 1360


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AccessEAP July news: Tackling your stress


This month’s newsletter focuses on stress, self-care and mindfulness.

In this issue:

• AccessEAP CEO, Sally Kirkright discusses our stress signatures.
• Stress Down Day
• Mindfulness at work
• You're not alone - Support Act Blog

To read the newsletter, click here.

For more information or assistance, contact AccessEAP on 1800 818 728. AccessEAP can assist when personal, family or work related concerns are impacting on your health or quality of life and also when you need guidance on professional or personal goals or effective communication skills.

Contact for more information 

Monique Richardson

02 8247 9191



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Blacktown & Mount Druitt recognition program



BMDH is undergoing a cultural transformation and an employee recognition program will support this transformation and become a part of other culture programs rollout out across the LHD.

As part of this, Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital would like to launch a rewards /recognition program where staff can nominate other staff members/ teams who willbe specifically acknowledged for their service.

Do you know a staff member or team who have gone above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Do you know a staff member or team that strives to meet the CORE values of the organisation?

Do you know of a staff member that deserves recognition for their years of service milestone?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, please complete the below nomination form and email through to:


Submitted by Polina Matveycheva on behalf of Corporate Communications

Join Dry July and raise funds for Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre in Westmead



How often do you have a chance to create change by not doing something? How about raising money to make a difference to a cancer patient’s journey by quitting alcohol for just a month?

Westmead Hospital is encouraging people to refrain from drinking alcohol for the Dry July campaign to raise funds for the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre (CPMCC) Westmead.

Here are a few ways the human body can benefit from abstaining from alcohol: improved mental health, weight loss and hydration, healthier liver and quality sleep!

Encourage your family and friends to be healthy in July and support Westmead Hospital. To sign-up and support the CPMCC click here.


Submitted by Polina Matveycheva on behalf of Corporate Communications

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