Active International Australia was honoured to be recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s Best Places to Work.

The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine, is based on a rigorous assessment process managed by Australia’s leading behavioural science consultancy, Inventium. We were honoured to rank #6 on the Media & Marketing list, from nearly 700 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand.

The assessment was made up of a staff survey and a written submission, with questions relating to policies, practices and programs that exist within our organisation to support and get the best out of our employees. The methodology is underpinned by Inventium’s Workplaces of the Future framework, which identifies ten key factors that are critical to employees feeling motivated and engaged at work and is supported by extensive research. The full list of honourees can be viewed HERE .

In 2019, Active International acquired Involved Media and since then they have built strong strategies and programs to support all staff’s wellness and life-work balance creating a strong people culture.

We are thrilled to be recognised for our achievements and practices around our Active Wellness program and our strong investment in upskilling our people advancement in their skills and capabilities as we look to grow and be better every day.

“At Active we care about our people, we value talent and cultivate diversity as we invest in constantly building on our strengths, developing our skills and knowledge across all areas of expertise. We set new standards within our business by providing all the right tools to achieve a healthy work-life balance. I think that is what makes the Active culture and being an Actavian so unique. 

“I’m immensely proud of what we have created with our International Management team and our leadership style that allows us the freedom to choose how we work and strive to be the best we can be ” added Cameron Swan, Group Managing Director, Active International.

“Inventium is proud to announce the 2021 Best Places to Work list in conjunction with the Australian Financial Review. We have undertaken extensive research into what truly makes a brilliant workplace and we are thrilled to recognise many organisations who are leading the way with innovative practices that drive key elements such as flexibility, wellbeing and equality.” Dr Amantha Imber, Founder, Inventium.




The AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list recognises and ranks the best places to work in Australia and New Zealand, by industry, and is the premier list of its kind. The list is judged and compiled by Inventium – Australia’s leading behavioural science consultancy, using unique research-based methodology. In 2020, the list comprised of ten industry lists,compiled from nearly 700 nominations.


Inventium is Australia’s leading behavioural science and innovation consultancy. Since 2007, Inventium has helped hundreds of thousands of people become more innovative and more productive at work. Inventium applies the latest findings from science (psychology, behavioural science and neuroscience) to help organisations unlock growth through innovation and to create brilliant workplaces that get the very best out of their people. Inventium is the official methodology partner of the AFR Boss Best Places to Work List and the AFR Boss Most Innovative Companies list. Inventium is also a proud BCorporation.



For more than 50 years The Australian Financial Review has been the authority on business, finance and investment news in Australia. It has a reputation for independent, award-winning journalism and is essential read-ing for Australia’s business and investor community. The Australian Financial Review is owned by Fairfax Media Limited [ASX:FXJ], a leading multi-platform media company in Australasia.