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.

Members area

This is a place where groups can connect, share and collaborate on SPA projects and priorities.


24 October 2016

It’s not about “toughing it out” and keeping feelings hidden, the ad urges, but to start a conversation with those around you and reach for help.

10 October 2016

Our heartfelt thanks to Lived Experience Network members Hayley and Peta, who join Marisa to share powerful messages of hope and recovery as they tell their stories of suicide attempt survival.

7 October 2016

From 14 to 28 October 2016,  a group of mates will walk from Gold Coast to Sydney, covering a distance of 916 kilometres in two weeks, to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention.

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.