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.

View Organisational Members

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


18 October 2017

Delegates now have the option of paying by instalments for the National Suicide Prevention Conference in Adelaide next July. You can just pay for registration, or include your accommodation, or even your travel costs.

16 October 2017

The Plan, which was endorsed in August by all health ministers at Council of Australian Governments Health Council, has been released as at the close of Mental Health Week.

5 October 2017

The 2018 National Suicide Prevention Conference venue has been announced and our Program Advisory Committee (PAC) looks forward to experiencing this exciting new environment with speakers, exhibitors and delegates next year.


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.