National Policy Platform

Our National Policy Platform is our guiding framework for change. The platform calls for four key pillars which, if in place, will create an environment for suicide prevention reform. These are:

  • whole of government, whole of community approach, where suicide prevention becomes everyone’s business
  • Lived experience leadership, expertise and insights integrated into all aspects of suicide prevention
  • Accurate, reliable, timely data on suicide, which will help the sector drive change in policy and interventions for suicide prevention
  • A cohesive workforce strategy for suicide prevention, so that everyone involved has the training and skills they need
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Policy Platform Scorecard

Suicide Prevention Australia’s advocacy activities are guided by our National Policy Platform, which was developed with our members to embody the key calls for change from the suicide prevention sector. This scorecard shows some key policy reform highlights.