TWO in five workplaces have a wellbeing program in place for staff, as employers realise the importance to their organisation of helping staff to be healthy.

A Future That Works campaign lead researcher Dr Lindsay McMillan says wellbeing is playing an increasing role in today's work landscape, and workplaces that wish to remain competitive will need to be able to deliver it.

"Wellbeing is not a buzzword for any new HR strategy, but rather it requires factoring in worker's evolving needs in our rapidly-changing work landscape," McMillan says.

"Some Australian workplaces have recognised this rising trend and have addressed it with workplace wellbeing programs. In fact, 43 per cent of Australian workers claim their workplace offers a wellbeing program."