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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Australian Government is taking a further step towards reducing the number of lives lost to suicide in Australia, by providing $8 million to support research aimed at identifying effective approaches to suicide prevention.
Community organisations, the health and government sectors and people with lived experience of suicide are working together towards a national approach to suicide prevention.
The Australian Government is investing $400,000 in four innovative research grants to find new ways to protect people at risk of suicide and interventions to prevent suicide.
The Liberal National Government will commit to supporting the outcomes of the National Suicide Prevention Summit held in Canberra this week including development of a system which allow rapid responses to clusters of suicide in communities.
Around four million Australians who experience a mental health condition will benefit from a strengthened mental health system under the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.
As part of our over $4 billion annual investment in mental health, the Turnbull Government is today launching our new digital mental health gateway — Head to Health.
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day and this year’s theme, “Take a Minute, Change a Life”, captures the idea that each of us has a role to play in suicide prevention.
Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop at COAG Health Council, Brisbane regarding COAG Health Council outcomes; the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan; support for doctors and nurses mental health; hospital funding; same-sex marriage.
Four more regions across Australia with higher than average suicide rates will be the latest communities to take part in a $46 million trial aimed at delivering better mental health services.