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News and media releases

As Australia's leading suicide prevention service, Lifeline is frequently of interest to media both at a national level and a local level through our network of 40 Lifeline Centres across Australia.

Lifeline in the news

ABC 702 Simon Marnie features Lifeline and shares brunch with John Brogden, Chairman, Lifeline Australia.
Lifeline CEO Colin Seery warns crisis calls could spike as economic uncertainty continues. C7 First Edition.
Suicide support service given funding boost amid deluge of calls. Sydney Morning Herald.
They're hailed as heroes in headsets; the thousands of volunteers so often the first line of defence in our nation's mental health battle during the coronavirus pandemic as Lifeline receives record call levels. C7 News.
What it's like being a Lifeline Crisis Supporter, ABC Life talks to Volunteer, Ruben. ABC Life.
Lifeline needs more volunteers as calls for support hit record levels.
Coronavirus Australia: ‘Unprecedented’ number of calls to Lifeline during pandemic. C7 Sunrise.
Meet our Female Frontliners. Vogue Australia.
We need to talk, The Australian football world mourns the loss of loveable son, Danny Frawley, affectionately known as ‘Spud’. C10 The Project.

Media Releases

Lifeline works proactively with media to advocate for the prioritisation of mental health and wellbeing, to reduce stigma around suicide and to encourage positive help-giving and help-seeking behaviour change.  We also regularly work with journalists to keep Australian's abreast of developments to our service delivery and new sector insights gleaned through the Lifeline Research Foundation.  Lifeline's latest media releases can be found on the right. You can find a media listing archive here.