Promoting Best Practice

The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) aims to reduce the causes, prevalence and impact of suicide on Indigenous individuals, families and communities. A focus on at risk groups, by identifying, translating and promoting the adoption of best practice in Indigenous specific suicide prevention activity, including that which is found in emerging national and international research.

COVID-19 Updates

The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in Western Australia. They are providing regular COVID-19 updates to their Member ACCHS throughout Western Australia. The most recent member support team weekly communique is here: Member Support Team Update 27 May 2020.

Open PDF listing Phase 3 Eased Restrictions in WA

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Latest Suicide Statistics

The latest statistics sourced from the 2018 Australian Bureau of Statistics in September 2019 are available on our Resources page.

Latest CBPATSISP Media


Contact Us

Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention

School of Indigenous Studies, University of Western Australia

35 Hackett Drive, Crawley WA 6009


+61 8 6488 6925

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge and pay our respects to the traditional custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadjuk people of the Noongar nation, and their Elders past, present and emerging.

We also wish to acknowledge and respect the continuing culture, strength, and resilience of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities as well as our Indigenous members from other parts of the world.