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Statement regarding the settlement of refugees in Australia

  • May 31, 2016

Paris Aristotle AM, CEO of the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture, recently released a statement about the settlement of refugees in Australia. It highlighted the substantial economic and social contribution people from refugee backgrounds have made to Australia. In…

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TechFugees Hackathon supports newly arrived refugees

  • December 10, 2015

Refugees and asylum seekers can soon expect to benefit from a smart phone app that helps to create goals and achievement pathways, thanks to the joint efforts of developers, refugees and the start-up community at the first TechFugees Australia Hackathon.…

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Statement of concern about the Australian Border Force Act 2015

  • September 1, 2015

STARTTS is part of the FASSTT network and endorses this statement of concern about the Australian Border Force Act 2015.

The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) expresses its profound concern that the Australian Border Force Act 2015 has created a serious criminal offence for people providing services to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to publicly disclose information about damaging effects of government policy on individuals in detention and other asylum seekers.

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