A key figure behind the new National Indigenous Suicide Prevention Strategy says it'll aim to cut the rate which is about double the non-Indigenous number and increasing.
The Federal Government has set aside 17.8 million dollars for the strategy, which was put together after 14 community consultations.
Bardi woman Pat Dudgeon, from the University of Western Australia, says a major focus is to support community-based approaches.
Professor Dudgeon spoke to NIRS about the strategy.
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