Priority population groups


Media IconSocial and cultural factors have a significant influence upon mental health and wellbeing.

To be safe and responsible, reporting about mental illness and suicide in different population groups should also consider any social and cultural reporting protocols.

The Mindframe National Media Initiative recognises the important role played, by both mainstream and diverse media, in providing a socially and culturally safe messages about mental health and wellbeing, as well as prevention of suicide.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex communities


This section of the website will soon be expanding. Keep visiting this page for updates, new information and culturally appropriate guidelines for working with priority population groups.