suicide prevention


8 Jan 2018

This document is the final report of the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Service Review, and reports on all project deliverables.


11 Dec 2017

This paper has two purposes: to draw attention to the unacceptable rates of rural suicide and to suggest where attention should be focused if people are serious about making a difference.


5 Nov 2017

This chapter shows how and why Australian firearm legislation altered very little for 65 years, but changed dramatically in 12 days. It explains the ‘perfect storm’ of horror, outrage, law and leadership which forced policy reversal, and details the lightning legislative adjustments now held up...

Audio program

11 Aug 2016

The Prime Minister held a media conference late this morning where he announced a review into the suicide and self-harm prevention services available to defence personnel, veterans and their families. He promised that one of the sites for a suicide prevention trial will be in...



26 Jul 2016

The Victorian suicide prevention framework is a whole-of-government commitment to reducing suicide and suicidal behaviour, and a coordinated strategy that will help to save lives. It delivers new investment towards the goal of Victoria’s 10-year mental health plan that all Victorians experience their best possible...