Standing while you work? It’s called “activity based working” and it’s happening right now at Australian Banks

At work ... the effects of prolonged sitting.

At work … the effects of prolonged sitting.

My previous post included an image of a standing desk at Faceboook HQ, and a while ago I posted a story about a seemingly wacky treadmill desk. What I thought was a fringe trend of tech firms has hit the mainstream at Sydney’s Commonwealth Bank headquarters as well as Macquarie Group, GPT Group and Jones Lang LaSalle, Jonathan Swan of the SMH reports.

Doctor endorse the health benefits, and bean counters can cost the savings of the associated hot desk wireless office. Read all about it and a Sydney University study on it at


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