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 list of current Organisational Members working toward halving suicide in ten years.


20 February 2017

Get Reel is a film festival that aims to uncover the greatest new film-making talent, in Australia and New Zealand, by asking entrants to produce a film, less than 10 minutes in length, responding to a specific theme. The festival promotes creativity and has attracted over 1,650 to date. This year's theme will be Time to Talk.

15 February 2017

Help us support community members to attend this year's National Suicide Prevention Conference. Donate today to our Community Scholarships Fund. 

7 February 2017

On ABC's 7.30 program this week, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Federal Minister for Health announced four more sites for suicide prevention trials.


27 February 2017 to 28 February 2017

This By-Invitation Match meeting is the third international gathering of Zero Suicide in Healthcare leaders to collaborate and create a framework to tackle the challenge of suicide across a global network. 

26 July 2017 to 29 July 2017

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.