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

Membership

Benefits

  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.

View Organisational Members

View list of current Organisational Members working toward halving suicide in ten years.

News

18 January 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has today named Greg Hunt as the new Health Minister in the wake of Sussan Ley's resignation.

10 January 2017

Links to upcoming conferences and forum, training opportunities and the guidelines for submitting your story to be shared on our Podcast channel.

9 January 2017

SPA is inviting personal stories for our podcast channel from members of the Lived Experience Network. The purpose of sharing these stories is educating our communities and raising awareness of the diverse and complex contributors of suicide. Your story may also be used to guide messages and policy recommendations. 

Events

27 February 2017 to 28 February 2017

This By-Invitation Match meeting is the third international gathering of Zero Suicide in Healthcare leaders to collaborate and create a framework to tackle the challenge of suicide across a global network. 

26 July 2017 to 29 July 2017

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.