Inquiry into Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

The Committee launched its inquiry into Mental Health and Suicide Prevention on Wednesday, 24 February 2021. Please see the media release link for more information. 

The Committee invited interested persons and organisations to make submissions by 24 March 2021.

In accordance with the Committee's resolution of appointment, the Committee presented an interim report on 15 April 2021.  The report is available here.

Public hearings have been held as part of this inquiry to allow the Committee to hear from people who have relevant experience or expertise. The programs and transcripts for the Committee's hearings are available through the public hearings link on this website.

The stages of an inquiry are:

Infographic of the inquiry process

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 
Suicide Call Back 1300 659 467 
Kids Help Line 1800 551 800 
BeyondBlue 1300 224 636 
eheadspace 1800 650 890

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4633

About this inquiry

The House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention was established by a resolution of appointment that passed the House of Representatives on 10 December 2020.

Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

27 Aug 2021: Videoconference
19 Aug 2021: Videoconference
13 Aug 2021: Videoconference


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

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