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.


3 July 2018

The Suicide Prevention Australia team is currently recruiting for a Director of Policy, Advocacy & Government Relations. People with personal experience of suicide or suicidal behavior, disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons, gender or sexuality diverse people and people from other diverse backgrounds and priority populations are encouraged to apply.

25 June 2018

Suicide Prevention Australia is pleased to advise that the National Suicide Prevention Research Fund is today opening applications for PhD scholarships.

14 June 2018

Suicide Prevention Australia is pleased to announce a new series of research scholarships thanks to community funds raised through the national Tread Together 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge held in partnership with Anytime Fitness Australia. The national event, hosted at almost 300 Anytime Fitness clubs across the country, brought together thousands of community members, local businesses, community services, politicians and celebrities to show their support for suicide prevention. 


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.