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Operation Compass is a Commonwealth trial through the Northern Australia Primary HealthCare Network.
Operation Compass acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians of the land we live and work on.

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Operation Compass is the ex-ADF and Families Suicide Prevention Project, based in Townsville.

 

Operation Compass is:

 

  • One of 12 National Suicide Prevention trial sites funded by the Commonwealth Government

 

  • The only project focused exclusively on veterans of the ADF and their families.
     

  • Commenced in March 2017 and is expected to be completed by June 2020.
     

  • Focused on Townsville due to its large veteran community.  

 

  • Coordinated through the Northern Queensland Primary Health Care Network.
     

  • Managed by a full-time project manager, with oversight by a local Steering Committee, Implementation Team and Advisory Committee.

 

  • Chaired by Lieutenant General John Caligari AO, DSC (retired).

Free and Safe Professional Counselling
for northern Queensland