New causes of death data shows lives lost to suicide in Australia

Natalie Croxon
Updated October 9 2023 - 10:41am, first published October 7 2023 - 11:00am
Sandy Smith lost her husband Kurt to suicide and now works to support other bereaved people. Picture by Robert Peet
Sandy Smith lost her husband Kurt to suicide and now works to support other bereaved people. Picture by Robert Peet

Last year, 3249 people in Australia died by suicide.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
All articles from the other in your area
Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.