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Welcome to the Grapevine Group blog

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and media releases about our campaigns here at Grapevine Group. Our blog is a hub of information, spotlighting the hard work our volunteers do to raise both awareness and funds for suicide prevention in the Mackay, Isaac, and Whitsunday regions. Dive in to learn more about our initiatives, partnerships, and how you can get involved in making a real difference.

  • New milestone and semicolon campaign give group pause for thought [Apr 2019]

    By |3.2 min read|Published On: April 24, 2019|
  • Grapevine’s campaign success adds to a great start to 2019 [Jan 2019]

    By |3.2 min read|Published On: January 16, 2019|
  • 2018 ‘Be Suicide Alert This Christmas’ campaign [Nov 2018]

    By |3.7 min read|Published On: November 24, 2018|
  • Mackay making good headway in mental health and suicide prevention [Oct 2018]

    By |2.9 min read|Published On: October 24, 2018|
  • Long-standing partnership means welcome funding for Grapevine Group [July 2018]

    By |4.5 min read|Published On: July 9, 2018|
  • Grapevine joins world-wide movement to help us stop and think about suicide [Mar 2018]

    By |2.6 min read|Published On: May 3, 2018|
  • Grapevine Trainer, Edie Weiss, presents 100th safeTALK session [Apr 2018]

    By |1 min read|Published On: April 3, 2018|
  • Community urged to be suicide alert this Christmas [Nov 2017]

    By |2.2 min read|Published On: November 3, 2017|
  • Grapevine welcomes annual funding [April 2017]

    By |2.3 min read|Published On: October 31, 2017|
  • Grapevine Group launches Help-a-mate Hubs to Mackay community [Oct 2017]

    By |1.9 min read|Published On: October 3, 2017|
  • Grapevine Group launches safeTALK Ambassador Program [Aug 2017]

    By |3.4 min read|Published On: August 3, 2017|
  • Grapevine Group’s Debbie Knight wins national suicide prevention award  [Aug 2017]

    By |2.1 min read|Published On: August 3, 2017|
  • Local business makes crucial donation to Grapevine Group [Feb 2017]

    By |2.4 min read|Published On: February 3, 2017|
  • The Year Ahead – 2017 [Dec 2016]

    By |2.2 min read|Published On: December 3, 2016|
  • Year in Review – 2016 [Dec 2016]

    By |2.5 min read|Published On: December 3, 2016|
  • Latest figures prompt call to action [Sep 2016]

    By |2.3 min read|Published On: September 3, 2016|
  • Grapevine Group celebrates lifesaving milestone [Sept 2016]

    By |1.9 min read|Published On: September 3, 2016|
  • Grapevine asks Prime Minister for National Summit on Suicide Prevention & Mental Health

    By |0.8 min read|Published On: November 24, 2015|
  • GRAPEVINE BRANDED GIANT MINING DRAGLINE BUCKET

    By |1.7 min read|Published On: November 20, 2015|
  • Westfund kicks off Christmas appeal in Mackay for the Grapevine Group and Mackay Women’s Centre

    By |1.5 min read|Published On: November 20, 2015|

Recognition

National acknowledgment for local impact

We’re not in this for the awards, but we’re proud of the recognition we’ve received. From national honours like the Suicide Prevention Australia LiFE Awards to local acknowledgements, the awards honour the dedication of our volunteers, validate the importance of our mission and motivate us to continue.

  • 2020 National Suicide Prevention Australia LiFE Award (Communities Matter)
  • 2019 Fred Hollows Junior Ambassador Humanity Award awarded to Tage Guzowski
  • 2019 Australia Day Award for Community Group
  • 2017 National Suicide Prevention Australia Individual LiFE Award (Community Engagement) awarded to Debbie Knight
  • 2011 PANPA Newspaper National Advertising Campaign Nominee for the 12 days of Suicide Prevention for Christmas advertising campaign
  • 2005 Art’Is’In Regional Art Awards Best Group Of Volunteers Achievement Award
  • 2005 Art’Is’In Regional Art Awards Best Media Coverage