Thirrili expresses deep concern over ongoing lack of funding.

Despite numerous appeals and growing evidence of the effectiveness of suicide postvention and prevention services, the government has not taken sufficient action to ensure that these organisations and their programs are adequately resourced. The consequences of this inaction are severe and far-reaching. Suicide rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more than double the national average and up to 7 times higher in some regions of Australia. Read the full Media Release here:

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