National Suicide Prevention Office

In response to recommendations in the National Suicide Prevention Final Advice and the Productivity Commission Inquiry into mental health, the Federal Government announced the creation of a National Suicide Prevention Office in May 2021. The Office is a critical national driver of the work towards zero suicides by ensuring a whole-of-government approach that is informed by lived experience and creates opportunities to respond early and effectively to distress.

About the National Suicide Prevention Office

In response to recommendations in the National Suicide Prevention Final Advice and the Productivity Commission Inquiry into mental health, the Federal Government announced the creation of a National Suicide Prevention Office in the May 2021 Budget.

 

National Suicide and Self Harm Monitoring System

The National Suicide Prevention Office, together with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), has established Australia’s first national suicide and self-harm monitoring system.

National Suicide Prevention Adviser’s Final Advice

In July 2019, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the commitment of the Australian Government to working ‘towards zero suicides’ and the appointment of the First National Suicide Prevention Adviser.

 

News / Media

All the latest news from the  National Suicide Prevention Office,  including press releases, news  items and announcements. 

Employment

We are committed to ensuring employees are supported in the workplace to achieve their best possible mental health and wellbeing.

National Suicide Prevention Office Partnerships

 The National Suicide Prevention  Office (NSPO) is a specialist unit  established to lead the adoption of  a national whole-of-governments  approach to suicide prevention in Australia.