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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Hearing

Issue date: Thursday, 19 August 2021

The House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has announced the date for its next public hearing with allied health organisations, mental health academics and commentators. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, it will be held via videoconference.

Public hearing details

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:45 pm AEST

The public hearing program will be available on the Committee website. Due to the public hearings being held by videoconference, public access will be available via the live broadcast at

The Committee is unable to intervene or provide advice in relation to individual circumstances. If you are in immediate danger, please contact 000. If you or someone you know needs help, please contact one of the services below:

Lifeline Australia 13 11 14
BeyondBlue 1300 224 636
Suicide Call Back 1300 659 467
eheadspace 1800 650 890
Kids Help Line 1800 551 800

Media inquiries

Office of Dr Fiona Martin MP
Chair of Committee
(02) 9715 7444

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4633

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, you can make a submission to an inquiry, read other submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.