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.


22 May 2018

Click here to download and read the SPA Lived Experience Network eNewsletter.

In this edition includes:

  • Introduction to the new CEO of SPA, Nieves Murray
  • Announcement of the new SPA Policy Committee members
  • An invitation to get involved with the Tread Together National Community Event
  • And much more!

Click here to download and read the 22 May E-Newsletter.

21 May 2018

On behalf of the SPA Board and Committee Chair Stan Piperoglou, we are delighted to announce the new Policy Committee Members. They bring with them an impressive diversity of professional and personal experience as well as a passion for making real, sustainable, practical and positive change through suicide prevention policy.  

14 May 2018

National peak body, Suicide Prevention Australia, is delighted to welcome Nieves Murray as Chief Executive Officer.


25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018

Tread Together will bring together people from all across the country, moving as one to raise much-needed awareness of suicide and funds towards its prevention. You can get involved either as an individual or as a team, and can choose to run, walk, or even dance, for as little as 15 minutes. Join us today.


23 July 2018 to 26 July 2018
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.