Aims of the Conferences

  • Foster a strong commitment to Indigenous governance and maximise opportunities for the voices of communities across all nations to be heard.
  • Increase sector commitment to participate in a collaborative approach to Indigenous suicide prevention.
  • Empower and enhance community participation in Indigenous suicide prevention activities.
  • Facilitate the continuation and development of quality Indigenous suicide prevention initiatives.
  • Host an international celebration of Indigenous led solutions to suicide prevention.
  • Foster an international gathering of Indigenous leaders, communities and researchers in all disciplines to share knowledge, culture, and research, to promote the strength of Indigenous led suicide prevention programs and to inspire new relationships and connections.
  • Enable a forum that engages with a broad range of critical issues for Indigenous communities leading to clear outcomes for actions and solutions.