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.


21 June 2017

PPP4SPA (Plebs, Pros and Personalities 4 Suicide Prevention Australia) co Founder and SPA Ambassador Ben Higgs announces community fundraising total and new national partnership with Anytime Fitness Australia.

20 June 2017

Commonwealth Government names Suicide Prevention Australia as Lead for National Research Fund

19 June 2017

This week is Refugee Week; the Mental Health Commission reports that refugees and asylum seekers living in Australia are particularly vulnerable to self-harm and suicidal behaviour.


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. 





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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.