Your Chance to Make a Tangible Impact in the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regions

Become part of the Grapevine: Get involved today

Joining Grapevine Group isn’t just about hearing life-saving information and resources; it’s about becoming part of a network building awareness of this crucial knowledge. Whether you’re an individual, a business, a club, or an organisation, we offer various ways to get involved. From volunteering your time to adopting us as one of your community projects, your contribution can significantly amplify our outreach and efficacy.

Let’s grow this grapevine together for a stronger, more resilient community.

As an individual

  • Participate in LivingWorks safeTALK and ASIST suicide prevention training

  • Download the app or keep a HELP-A-MATE SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICES CARD in your wallet

  • LIKE US on Facebook and suggest our page to your friends
  • Become a volunteer at a GRAPEVINE EVENT

Become a member

A Simple Step with Profound Implications for Local Suicide Prevention

Your $5 membership not only marks you as an advocate for suicide prevention but actively contributes to our mission. As a Grapevine Group Member, you’ll receive exclusive invites to our monthly meetings and the right to vote in our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Please note that membership renewals are required yearly, following each AGM. Ready to make a difference? Become a Grapevine Group Member today.

Become a Prevention Partner

We are immensely grateful to the local businesses and organisations that stand with us in our mission to save lives. Their invaluable contributions help us to continue to deliver essential training and build awareness throughout the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regions. From sponsorships to volunteering, every bit of support makes a significant impact.

Learn more about making a donation or becoming a sponsor and be recognised as one of our valued Prevention Partners.

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