Our most (and least) stressful jobs revealed

AFFECTING about one quarter of the population, stress is the most common mental health issue in Australia according to recent research.

In recognition of Mental Health Week, Roy Morgan Research conducted a study investigating how a person's profession related to their stress level.

The data showed sales supports workers were the most stressed employees with more than half experiencing stress in the 12 months to June 2014.

Hospitality workers, legal, social and welfare professionals also proved to be high-stress careers. 

The least stressful jobs according to the survey were skilled animal and horticultural workers, clerical and office support workers and storepersons.

FIVE FEEL GOOD STORIES TO HELP YOU DE-STRESS

  1. >> Mum overwhelmed by kindness of strangers
  2. >> Dog saved from death row by kind strangers
  3. >> It's dirtier than a toilet and our kids are sitting on it
  4. >> Teen out to make a change in her community
  5. >> Kids' book on struggles of FIFO families sellout success

A profitable partnership

A profitable partnership

East Ballina Lions and Ballina Fair partner to support farmers

Keeping the heart beating

Keeping the heart beating

Bike ride to raise AED awareness

Skatefest going ahead

Skatefest going ahead

Fair Go Skatefest to run again this year

Local Partners