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Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Indigenous suicide is a humanitarian crisis. We need a royal commission

Indigenous suicide is a humanitarian crisis. We need a royal commission
 - 5.2% of Indigenous Australian lives are lost to suicide but as yet, there is no Indigenous organisation driving policy to combat this devastating problem. I estimate that there are between 10,000 to 15,000 same sex attracted Indigenous Australians. Same sex attracted people in Australia are up to 14 times more likely to die by suicide