Indigenous Suicide Rates in Australia
Most simply the single largest social policy failure in Australia’s history. A moral, ethical, policy and community failure.
The Australian Government funded a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP).
This Project is run by the School of Indigenous Studies in partnership with the Telethon Kids Institute/University of Western Australia. Professor Pat Dudgeon from the School of Indigenous Studies at UWA will lead the Project and A/Prof Roz Walker from the Telethon Kids Institute will oversee the development of the evaluation.
The project will formally evaluate a range of existing Indigenous suicide prevention programs and services to enable the development of a much-needed evidence base for ‘what works’ in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention.
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