Stan Piperoglou

Stan brings wide experience over a range of fields to the Board of SPA. He has worked in Commonwealth Departments of Prime Minister and Cabinet and Health. As an experienced public servant, Stan managed various programs including in the areas of chronic disease, ageing and mental health. He is committed to achieving demonstrable and efficient people focused outcomes to programs across differing levels of government.

Stan values the input of not only organisations but also of individuals across the community in the planning, development and implementation of programs. He has a commitment to improving program outcomes to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds. Stan has developed a broadness of perspectives which were further enhanced when he was a Chief of Staff and Ministerial Adviser to Federal Government Ministers. He works as a volunteer in a local mental health and suicide prevention program and is on the Committee of Canberra’s Greek Community.

In 2018, Stan became Chair of the Suicide Prevention Australia Policy Committee.


21 May 2018

On behalf of the SPA Board and Committee Chair Stan Piperoglou, we are delighted to announce the new Policy Committee Members. They bring with them an impressive diversity of professional and personal experience as well as a passion for making real, sustainable, practical and positive change through suicide prevention policy.  

21 March 2018

SPA Research Fund Director, Sue Murray, on State/Territory Member roundtable meetings this week in Sydney and Canberra.

30 August 2017

We were delighted to support a wonderful afternoon for R U OK? Conservation Convoy at Government House, Canberra hosted by Their Excellencies General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (Suicide Prevention Australia Patron) and Lady Cosgrove.