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Lara Smith

Lara Smith

Mental Health & Wellbeing Consultant, Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Lara brings extensive WorkCover knowledge and experience in both the private and public sectors, including working for an agent providing injury management and claims management expertise. She is also experienced in injury prevention and early intervention, with a thorough understanding of the impact of mental health issues in workplaces.

With an academic background in psychology and positive psychology, Lara assists employers to create a safer and more proactive workplace through a best practice, evidence-based approach. She develops and leads wellbeing strategies, capability development, coaching and workshop facilitation.

Lara prides herself in building positive connection through collaboration and supporting business in the “Mental Health & Wellbeing” space. A team recipient of the 2022 WorkSafe Award of Excellence in Return to Work, Lara is passionate and committed to shaping mentally healthy workplaces.



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