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Thirrili CEO and NICRS project Director Adele Cox has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government

Thirrili CEO and NICRS project Director Adele Cox has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of an immediate injection of funds into the Kimberly and Pilbara regions of Western Australia in response to a spate of recent suicides. “No amount of money to the region will take away the…

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Thirrili’s National Indigenous Critical Response Service (NICRS) is now truly national as we expand into New South Wales, the ACT and Tasmania in 2019

It’s official: Thirrili’s National Indigenous Critical Response Service (NICRS) is now truly national as the program expands into New South Wales, the ACT and Tasmania in 2019. Says Thirrili Chief Executive and NICRS Project Director Adele Cox: “We know that our model works: the work of our…

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Suicide in a Remote Indigenous Community

Story on establishment of NICRS.

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Wed 22 July 2015

Indigenous suicide rates at crisis levels 22 July 2015

Three Federal Government ministers will hold a roundtable meeting today with Indigenous leaders to discuss urgent mental health support for Aboriginal communities in need. The meeting is part of a crisis response to the high rates of death by suicide in Aboriginal communities.

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