Media Releases 2020
Today, Prime Minister Morrison, announced the Australian Government would commit to additional funding for Lifeline to ensure that no Australian has to face their darkest moments alone during the COVID-19 outbreak.
NSW Government contributes $6M to ensure Lifeline continues essential service delivery throughout COVID-19
Today, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Mental Health, Bronnie Taylor, announced the NSW Government would contribute an additional $6 Million to help ensure Lifeline can respond to the increased needs of the community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
Lifeline to continue answering calls through COVID-19 crisis
Chairman, John Brogden today announced Lifeline is committed to being available to any person who needs us throughout the COVID-19 crisis, with services available as usual via phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours / 7 days), Text on 0477 13 11 14 (6pm - midnight AEDT) and online services (7pm - midnight AEDT)
Lifeline celebrates 57 years
On Monday 16 March, Lifeline celebrated 57 years since answering its first call. Established in 1963, by Rev Dr Alan Walker, Lifeline was created to ensure no person in Australia has to face their darkest moments alone. Today, the service provided with the help of over 10,000 volunteers is in more demand than ever.