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National Suicide Prevention Conference 2018

Event Details
Date: 23 - 27 July 2018
Venue: Adelaide, SA
State: SA
CPD hrs: 91 hours of sessions, of which delegates can attend up to 30.5 hours, depending on their program selection.

Earlybird: $1100
Full rate: $1200
SPA Members: $975
Student: $775
One day: $575
Two day: $875
Pre/Post-Conference Workshops: $150

Organiser: Suicide Prevention Australia Ltd
Further information

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Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA) presents the annual National Suicide Prevention Conference to benefit those who are working in, and supported by, suicide prevention programs. Attracting over 500 delegates, the conference is recognised by governments, sector leaders and people with lived experience as an important vehicle for ensuring that those with responsibility for delivering services, are able to provide the best available support to those who are vulnerable, at-risk and/or disenfranchised in a timely and effective manner.

Learning outcomes

  • Increase sector commitment to participate in a collaborative approach to suicide prevention
  • Enhance community participation in suicide prevention activities
  • Facilitate the continuation and development of quality suicide prevention initiatives
  • Key Elements of the Conference
  • Plenary sessions showcasing the best work from around the globe and in Australia.
  • Recognising the importance of the voice of lived experience, the Program will have strong representation from people with a lived experience of suicide.
  • Abstract presentations highlighting the intersection of research, policy, practice and lived experience.
  • LiFE Awards ceremony
  • In-depth workshops alongside the conference
  • Members’ forum
  • Engagement with and for PHNs


David Covington
Professor Keith Hawton
Carol Hopkins
Scientia Professor Helen Christensen
Emeritus Professor Robert Goldney
Dr. Vanessa Lee
Sophie Scott

Dr. Kathryn Turner

Date & venue

23 - 27 July 2018

Adelaide Convention Bureau
North Terrace
Adelaide SA 5000


Earlybird: $1100
Full rate: $1200
SPA Members: $975
Student: $775
One day: $575
Two day: $875
Pre/Post-Conference Workshops: $150


AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers