Attention employers: You now have a legal obligation to reduce mental health risks for your employees

Finally, an easy way to improve mental health in the workplace

Meet your legal requirements by providing your employees with 24/7 confidential access to a comprehensive library of resources and tools to enhance every area of their lives with 



Glen Robinson and Justin Clancy

As a busy business owner, you know the importance of fostering a healthy and productive workplace

But, you wear many hats and are focused on the daily running of your business. While the mental health of your employees is important to you, it’s not always easy to make it a priority with everything else you have going on. 

From October 2022, NSW-based businesses have a legal obligation to “manage risks around psychosocial hazards in the workplace.” Psychosocial safety in the workplace directly contributes to employees’ mental health.

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$0 for the first 12 months, and $1 per month per employee thereafter.

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This limited-time offer is available for businesses registered and operating in the Albury LGA.

Exclusive offer for anyone who signs up through Albury Business Connect: Get real-time support with Leora’s Live Chat feature, now available for free until 18 June 2024

When your employees need immediate assistance, Leora’s compassionate therapists are just a click away, providing genuine support precisely when it’s needed most. Live chat isn’t just a service; it’s a safe space for authentic conversations, where your employees can open up about life’s challenges and receive empathetic guidance from real people. With privacy and convenience at the forefront, employees can engage from the comfort of their own space, ensuring their privacy is respected while accessing support at their fingertips.

Your employees’ mental health is essential to your bottom line, can help

A 2022 report by BeyondBlue found that untreated mental health issues cost Australian employers a staggering $10.9 billion annually. Mental illness can reduce productivity and increase employee turnover.

A workplace that supports and promotes employee mental health can:


  • Attract the right employees
  • Reduce costs and save money
  • Be more productive
  • Reduce employee turnover

The Workplace Health and Safety Act requires employers to have processes and procedures in place to identify, assess, control, and review psychological risks in the workplace. 

That’s just a fancy way of saying it’s an employer’s responsibility to look after mental and emotional safety and wellbeing, just like physical safety and wellbeing.

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This limited-time offer is available for businesses registered and operating in the Albury LGA.

How can help me meet my obligations as an employer?

Albury Business Connect and Justin Clancy MP, Member for Albury, have partnered with to bring the Albury Regional Mental Health Initiative to small to medium businesses in the Albury LGA. content covers mind, body, work, personal, relationships and lifestyle. supports your employees’ mental health leading to reduced absenteeism and creates a happier, more productive place to work


Offer two-way communication creates a safe space for employees to track how they are feeling and provides actionable insights employers can use to make changes.

Create a productive, healthy workplace


Full-time employees spend most of their time at work. A psychologically safe and productive workplace is essential to attracting and retaining the best employees.


A means for early intervention


As a business owner, if you know of an issue with an employee that could affect them or your business, acting sooner rather than later can make all the difference in the outcome.

The first step to long-term business success


 You’re not going to see immediate results, but over the long term, implementing a support program will help reduce the costs of hiring and retaining staff due to the poor mental health of your employees.

Be an employer of choice


Mental health is a critical component of any comprehensive benefits package. Employees now have an expectation that businesses provide mental health support and can make a difference in attracting and retaining the right employees.

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This limited-time offer is available for businesses registered and operating in the Albury LGA.

How it works

Step 1


Register your interest by submitting the form above. will provide you with your custom access code.

Step 2


You and your employees download the app available on the App Store (iOS) and Play Store (Android).

Step 3


Create an account using your preferred email address and password.

Step 4


Join using your custom access code.

Once active, you and your staff have access to 24/7 self-guided cognitive behaviour therapy techniques in the palm of your hand. 

Access a comprehensive library of resources that equips your team with various tools and resources to enhance every area of their life. Content is holistic to cover mind, body, work, personal relationships and financial management.

Get started in less than 60 seconds.
This limited-time offer is available for businesses registered and operating in the Albury LGA.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Albury Regional Mental Health Initiative?

Through the office of Justin Clancy MP, Member for Albury, there is a desire to lead a digital mental health initiative for businesses across the Albury LGA.

The fundamental idea behind this project is to provide a service to businesses where employees gain the ability to access mental health services through a self-serve cloud-based portal on their smartphones.

Who is

Leora is the modern employee assistance program that unlocks employee wellbeing. Its advanced chat and CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) combines the power of artificial intelligence, human-based therapy, and evidence-based psychology to provide accessible self-guided tools, real-time dashboards and insights, and immediate connections to their preferred choice of therapists.

Leora understands the importance of employee well-being in driving productivity, engagement and overall organisational success. The company has first-hand experience being an employer of choice, with its sister company, Afea Care Services, winning the Australian Financial Review’s Best Places to Work three years in a row. Leora empowers your organisation to prioritise mental health and self-care and create a resilient and thriving workplace.

There’s no cost. What’s the catch?

There is no catch. Justin Clancy MP, Member for Albury has partnered with Albury Business Connect to support the mental health and well-being of local small to medium business owners and employees. The Albury Regional Mental Health Initiative is provided at no cost for 12 months until 19 October 2024 to small to medium businesses with a registered address in the Albury LGA. 

Small to medium businesses account for 98% of employers in the Electorate of Albury* and are a significant economic driver for the region. Justin Clancy MP and Albury Business Connect are committed to advocating for issues affecting regional businesses and delivering services that will support businesses to thrive.

*Average across four LGAs NSW and Local Government Area Business Profiles 2021 May 2021.

How many free licenses will be available?

1,570 self-guided and on-demand self-care licenses will be available until all allocations are exhausted or until 60 June 2024, whichever comes first. Businesses will need to register one license per employee to access the tools, including a dashboard and management access license.

For example, if you have a team of 20 people and want them to access the AI-powered chat and self-care tools, you must register for 20 individual licenses.

Is the only mental health and wellbeing option available for businesses?

No. Several mental health and wellbeing apps are available for businesses to use to support the needs of their employees. was chosen for the Albury Regional Mental Health Initiative after carefully evaluating these programs against various factors. Business owners are encouraged to do their own research to find the most appropriate solution for their needs.

Terms and Conditions

The Albury Regional Mental Health Initiative is a three-way agreement between Justin Clancy, MP Member for Albury, Albury Business Connect and Under the terms of this agreement, licenses for businesses to access will be provided in partnership with Justin Clancy MP.

This is a limited-time offer. Registration is available until 30 June 2024, or until the allocation of 1,570 12-month licenses has been exhausted, whichever comes first. The no-cost license period is valid for 12 months from sign-up.

Albury Business Connect, the office of Justin Clancy, MP and reserve the right to amend this time frame or allocation of licences at any time without notice.

This offer is only available to businesses with a registered address in the Albury LGA. The Albury LGA includes partially or wholly the following localities and postcodes.


Albury, Alma Park, Balldale, Boree Creek, Bowna, Bringenbrong, Brocklesby, Bungowannah, Burra, Burrumbuttock, Cabramurra, Carabost, Collendina, Cookardinia, Coppabella, Coreen, Corowa, Courabyra, Culcairn, Daysdale, East Albury, Ettamogah, Gerogery, Glenellen, Glenroy, Goombargana, Greg Greg, Hamilton Valley, Henty, Holbrook, Hopefield, Howlong, Humula, Indi, Jindera, Jingellic, Khancoban, Kiandra, Lake Hume Village, Lankeys Creek, Laurel Hill, Lavington, Little Billabong, Lowesdale, Mannus, Maragle, Moorwatha, Morundah, Morven, Mountain Creek, Mullengandra, Mulwala, Munderoo, North Albury, Nurenmerenmong, Oaklands, Ournie, Paddys River, Rand, Redlands, Rennie, Ringwood, Rosewood, Sanger, Savernake, South Albury, Splitters Creek, Springdale Heights, Table Top, Talmalmo, Taradale, Thurgoona, Tooma, Tumbarumba, Urana, Walbundrie, Walla Walla, Wantagong, Welaregang, West Albury, Westdale, Willigobung, Wirlinga, Woomargama, Wymah, Yarara.


2629, 2640, 2641, 2642, 2643, 2644, 2645, 2646, 2647, 2649, 2650, 2652, 2653, 2658, 2659, 2660, 2700, 3691, 3707

Albury Business Connect reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions without notice.


Albury Business Connect is bound by its Privacy Policy. will collect information from businesses and individuals as required to provide the services as part of their user agreement. Albury Business Connect and Justin Clancy MP have no access to sensitive data provided to, or communications, with through the Albury Mental Health Initiative. We recommend reviewing the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy available at