Questions in this application form are asked to ensure applicants meet the eligibility criteria, and will help determine how funds are allocated. This will also create more efficient registration and booking process times for successful applicants.

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* 1. Contact Details

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* 3. Which of the following best describes your current gender identity?

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* 4. Do you consider yourself to be:

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* 5. Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?

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* 6. Do you speak a language other than English at home?

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* 7. What is your age?

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If at anytime you feel you need support, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14(24 hours/7 days), or chat to a crisis supporter via text message on 0477 13 11 14(6pm – midnight AEDT) or online at www.lifeline.org.au  (7pm – midnight AEDT)

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* 8. What is your lived/living experience of suicide?
Lived/living experience of suicide: is having experienced suicidal thoughts, survived a suicide attempt, cared for someone through suicidal crisis, or been bereaved by suicide.
Select all that apply.

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* 9. Have you applied to make a presentation at the conference?

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* 10. Why would you like to attend this conference? (in 100-200 words or less)

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* 11. Why are you in need of a bursary to attend the conference?
In 100-200 words or less, please provide details about your financial constraints

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* 12. How do you expect to use the learnings in your personal or professional life, or in your community? (in 100-200 words or less)

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* 13. Which of the below activities you are willing to participate in?
Select all that apply

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* 14. What financial support do you require?
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Return flight to Canberra
Other Travel
Accommodation
Full Conference Registration 1-4 May 2023 inclusive

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* 15. What is the estimate dollar amount needed?

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* 16. Do you require special travel and/or accommodation support due to disability or accessibility?
If “yes” please also advise the travel and accommodation consultants when you are contacted to arrange these aspects of your bursary.

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* 17. By submitting my application for a bursary for financial support to attend the National Suicide Prevention Conference 2023 in Canberra I declare that:

1) Due to financial constraints, I would not be able to attend the conference without a bursary.

2)  I understand that bursaries do not cover personal expenses.

3) I understand the information in this application may be shared with the selection panel, travel management team, funding bodies and StandBy Support After Suicide during the application review stage and travel booking process

4) If I receive a bursary, I will complete the post-conference survey.

5) All information in this application is true and correct.

6) I understand that applying for a bursary does not guarantee that I will receive funding to attend the conference.

Thank you for applying for financial support (bursary) to attend the National Suicide Prevention Conference 2023. Kindly note, you will receive communication of the outcome by Friday 27 January 2023.

Dates to remember
  • 31 October 2022 Bursary applications open
  • 2 December 2022 Bursary applications close
  • 27 January 2023 Bursary applicants notified of outcome
Conference dates
  • Monday 1 May 2023 Pre-conference workshops (not included in a bursary)
  • Tuesday 2 May 2023 Conference Day 1 & Networking Reception
  • Wednesday 3 May 2023 Conference Day 2 & Conference Dinner
  • Thursday 4 May 2023 Conference Day 3
- To learn more about the 2023 conference please visit the NSPC23 website.
- To learn more about Suicide Prevention Australia and our role as the peak body for the suicide prevention sector, please visit our website.
- To learn more about Suicide Prevention Australia Privacy Policy - please click here

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