Media releases

Read beyondblue's latest media releases and statements.


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March 2017

  1. 21Mar
    Jeff Kennett hands the reins of beyondblue to Julia Gillard
    Former Australian Prime Minister, The Hon. Julia Gillard AC, has been named the new Chair of beyondblue and will take over from The Hon. Jeff Kennett AC, when he hands over the reins at the end of June.
  2. 17Mar
    It’s time to Close the Gap on Indigenous mental health inequality
    Suicide rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to throw a confronting spot light on the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
  3. 17Mar
    Garden Releaf Day supports beyondblue this Sunday

    This Sunday­ – Garden Releaf Day – Garden Centres across the country are ‘going blue’ to put a spotlight on the positive effect gardening has on mental health and wellbeing.

  4. 09Mar
    Julia Gillard announces new early mental health support for South Australia

    A BREAKTHROUGH mental health coaching program has been secured for South Australians thanks to a new partnership between ReturnToWorkSA and Rally HomeCare.

February 2017

  1. 15Feb
    New support service for people who have attempted suicide in ACT
    On 15 February, ACT Minister for Mental Health Shane Rattenbury and beyondblue CEO Georgie Harman will launch The Way Back Support Service (ACT), a suicide prevention program that delivers personalised support to people who have tried to take their own lives.