Delivering national leadership for the meaningful reduction of suicide in Australia.



  1. Collaborate with our professional and public networks
  2. Lobby Government for best practice in suicide prevention
  3. Contribute to sector policy and projects

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It is quick and easy to join SPA and work with us to achieve the ambitious shared goal of halving suicides in Australia.

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View the list of SPA's current Organisational Members working toward a meaningful reduction in suicide rates.


17 January 2018

The Program Advisory Committee would like to remind you that you can submit presentation ideas for the 2018 National Suicide Prevention Conference any time before 5:00 pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 31 January, 2018.

15 January 2018

The Research Committee of Suicide Prevention Australia are pleased to annouce that the first call for applications for funding from the National Suicide Prevention Research Fund has opened through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) applications for Project Grants.

19 December 2017

Conference information, SPA's Annual Review & 25th Anniversary
Opportunity for attempt survivors in Canberra to contribute to a focus group
Opportunity for Carers to complete an online Better Support Survey by SANE Australia
Inspiring story when peer workers are integrated into a service in Victoria


11 April 2018 to 13 April 2018

2018 sees us celebrating the 10th Health in Difference conference and the 10th year of SPA Member Organisation National LGBTI Health Alliance.

23 July 2018 to 26 July 2018
23 July 2018 to 26 July 2018

Join us in Adelaide for the 2018 National Suicide Prevention Conference.

What’s our position?

Our position statements summarise research, policy and programs in a number of areas, as well as actions that we believe need to be taken.

Get help

Access a comprehensive list of support services to get help for yourself or others. If someone is in immediate danger, please do not hesitate to call 000.

Conversations Matter

Conversations Matter is a practical online resource to support safe and effective community discussions about suicide.

Communities Matter

Suicide prevention is everyone's business. Explore this website to find out what you can do for your community.