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Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention Phase Two officially launched

The Morrison Government has taken another important step in its ‘Towards Zero’ suicide prevention goal, with phase two of the Black Dog Institute’s Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP II) officially launched in Sydney today.   Supported by a $2.5 million Government investment, the Centre’s research will focus on the early detection of…


Grant changes to allow more commemorative projects to be funded on the Mornington Peninsula

Commemorative projects on the Mornington Peninsula may benefit from a funding boost and increased eligibility thanks to the Morrison Government’s Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants Program.   The revised guidelines will see a shift in focus to conflicts post the First World War, and encourage multimedia and digital projects including documentaries, digital honour rolls…


Towards Zero Forum – suicide prevention

A landmark forum in Canberra today has moved Australia a step closer to a coordinated, national approach to suicide prevention.   The forum brought together people from diverse community organisations, the health and government sectors, and people with lived experience.   Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, attended the forum, and…