Health and Wellbeing

Talk to someone

Benestar is State Transit’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider. It provides free and confidential counselling services for employees and their families on a variety of issues such as work, relationships and family issues. You can contact EAP on 1300 360 364.Or for more immediate support, contact your depot’s Mental Health First Aider. Contact details are displayed on noticeboards in the depots.


Register for the Benehub Portal

Benestar’s online portal has a wealth of resources that can help you with a variety of things; from diet and fitness, to health and wellbeing, to managing your finances.

Visit benestar.com and register for the online portal using the company ID ’STA’ and token ’STA01’. You can also download the Benestar app and access the portal via your phone.


Manage your anxiety about the future

Uncertainty can lead to stress and worry. The Benehub portal has some useful tools for managing stress and anxiety. If you need help, talk to someone. If you already have a diagnosed mental health condition, it might be helpful to contact your doctor and seek out some extra support during this time.


Look after your physical health

Look after your physical health by exercising, eating well, switching off and getting plenty of sleep.


Support your colleagues

Support your colleagues by showing kindness, checking how they are or posting a message of support on Blink. If you are worried about one of your colleagues, ask them “are you ok?” or contact a Mental Health First Aider or your manager about your concerns.


Support your leaders

Support your leaders by being patient and keeping up-to-date with the latest information.


Managing the transition and day-to-day workload

The work of the transition is on top of day-to-day requirements: please speak to your managers if your workload becomes untenable.


When you leave State Transit

If you obtain a role with the new operator(s) you will be cared for by the new operator(s). You are also entitled to EAP for three months after you leave State Transit.






Talk to someone

Benestar is State Transit’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider. It provides free and confidential counselling services for employees and their families on a variety of issues such as work, relationships and family issues. You can contact EAP on 1300 360 364.Or for more immediate support, contact your depot’s Mental Health First Aider. Contact details are displayed on noticeboards in the depots.


Register for the Benehub Portal

Benestar’s online portal has a wealth of resources that can help you with a variety of things; from diet and fitness, to health and wellbeing, to managing your finances.

Visit benestar.com and register for the online portal using the company ID ’STA’ and token ’STA01’. You can also download the Benestar app and access the portal via your phone.


Manage your anxiety about the future

Uncertainty can lead to stress and worry. The Benehub portal has some useful tools for managing stress and anxiety. If you need help, talk to someone. If you already have a diagnosed mental health condition, it might be helpful to contact your doctor and seek out some extra support during this time.


Look after your physical health

Look after your physical health by exercising, eating well, switching off and getting plenty of sleep.


Support your colleagues

Support your colleagues by showing kindness, checking how they are or posting a message of support on Blink. If you are worried about one of your colleagues, ask them “are you ok?” or contact a Mental Health First Aider or your manager about your concerns.


Support your leaders

Support your leaders by being patient and keeping up-to-date with the latest information.


Managing the transition and day-to-day workload

The work of the transition is on top of day-to-day requirements: please speak to your managers if your workload becomes untenable.


When you leave State Transit

If you obtain a role with the new operator(s) you will be cared for by the new operator(s). You are also entitled to EAP for three months after you leave State Transit.






Page published: 04 September 2020, 11:17