Patrons, Ambassadors and Community Champions

We are proud to have the support of a number of Patrons, Ambassadors and Community Champions lending us their expertise and sharing their spheres of influence to benefit suicide prevention.


7 March 2018

John Harper is a farmer and former shearer. He is also the founder of the depression-fighting community self-help program Mate Helping Mate, and has worked for years with SPA Member Riverina Bluebell Suicide Prevention Network and others to support strengthening of communities' and individuals’ mental health. We caught up with John in the SPA office when he popped in to update us on his latest rural outreach project.

7 November 2017

Champions for Life, Sarah and Sophie recently completed the half marathon at the Melbourne Marathon Festival and raised funds in support of suicide prevention initiatives in memory of Sarah’s beloved brother, Dan.

3 October 2017

Suicide Prevention Australia Champion for Life, Nicki Arnold (together with her brother-in-law, Chris Maxwell) recently organised The Running Man Dinner in memory of her loving husband, Gary, and raised awareness and an amazing $17,000 in support of suicide prevention initiatives, and an additional $10,000 for beyond blue.