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Indigenous suicide: Struggling communities get $10 million funding boost - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Indigenous suicide: Struggling communities get $10 million funding boost - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): The project, trialled in Western Australia last year, will be expanded into the Northern Territory and South Australia this year, with the rest of the country to follow in 2018.

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion will announce the funding on the remote Groote Eyelandt in the Northern Territory today.

"Every suicide is a tragedy and the effects on tight-knit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are often more profound, contributing to the clusters of suicide and self-harm that we see," he said in a statement.

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