As the leading provider and originator of our Absence Management Service and Technology Programs, DHS is delighted to release the 10th Annual Edition of the DHS Absence Management & Wellbeing Survey.

Purchase Survey

This survey completes a decade of absence benchmarking and provides data and key trends for managing absenteeism in Australia. The report measures absenteeism levels from July 2016 – June 2017.

Snapshot of Survey Key Findings


Over 2300 managers across Australia were invited to participate via email invitation. The analysis is based on the results provided by 122 organisations across Australia who collectively employ over 240,000 employees.


  • 2017 Absence Management & Wellbeing Survey Purchase Form

    The Survey is an essential document for any HR manager.

    Please fill out the form below to purchase the full, comprehensive Survey that provides benchmarks and data into:
    • Absence Rates, across industry sectors, state, role types etc.
    • Absence Costs
    • Absence Causes
    • Employee Behaviour
    • Managing Absence: Policy and Practice
    • Absence Reporting & Data

  • This is to confirm you are requesting to purchase the 2017 Absence Management & Wellbeing Survey Results from Direct Health Solutions. The cost of the survey is $595 + GST.

For further information related to the survey:
Email surveys@dhs.net.au or contact DHS on 1300 655 123.

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Media Manager
Direct Health Solutions