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.


26 May 2017

26 to 27 May 2017, Community leaders, celebrities and sporting professionals across Australia will join Suicide Prevention Australia’s Plebs, Pros & Personalities (PPP4SPA) 24-hour treadmill challenge to prevent suicides in their communities.

23 May 2017

This week marks 20 years since the tabling of the ‘Bringing Them Home’ Report, the result of a national inquiry by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

22 May 2017

The Program Advisory Committees of the 2017 National Suicide Prevention Conference –‘Relationships, resilience and respect: Responding to vulnerability in life' – would like to remind you that discounted early bird registration will close on 30 May 2017. 


26 May 2017 to 27 May 2017

Plebs, Pros and Personalities 4 Suicide Prevention Australia (PPP4SPA) 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge is back again! 

26 July 2017 to 29 July 2017
10 September 2017

‘Take a Minute, Change a Life’ is the theme of the 2017 World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September). These three words are at the heart of suicide prevention and complement the efforts of our friends on R U OK? Day (14 September) to take time to notice what’s going on with your family, friends and colleagues – and yourself. It is about taking time to have have those conversation when you notice something has changed and equipping yourself to help yourself and others. 





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.