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.


14 February 2018

SPA Chair announces the appointment of our new Research Fund Director and SPA remembers the Apology to Stolen Generations, plus updates on the National Suicide Prevention Conference, Research Advisory Committee and Evaluation Workshop, with a spotlight on Man Hug Week by Gotcha4Life.

6 February 2018

SPA is meeting with Members in capital cities around the country to discuss the key issues in suicide prevention in each State and Territory, as well as providing briefings on The Suicide Prevention Hub, the National Suicide Prevention Research Fund, and the results of our upcoming Member Survey.

2 February 2018

Suicide Prevention Australia Chair, Matthew Tukaki announces new Research Fund Director, Acting CEO and CEO recruitment plans.


11 April 2018 to 13 April 2018

2018 sees us celebrating the 10th Health in Difference conference and the 10th year of SPA Member Organisation National LGBTI Health Alliance.

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.