I feel that a great burden has fallen off my shoulders and that feeling of depression is gone. You have helped me make that positive step toward the future and given me a sense of hope.

Thank you for supporting our work. Every donation, whether large or small, helps us in our work of providing services and support to people who have survived terrible and traumatic experiences.

Your donation will help us to provide more comprehensive services to the people that need them most, particularly children, young people and older refugees.

STARTTS uses to process our donations – it is a secure, quick and easy way to make sure your donation goes straight to where it is needed most.
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Thank you for your support. If you would like more information about making a donation,
please phone 02 9794 1900 or email



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The links to external [non STARTTS] sites are occasionally included in web pages for the convenience of site users. STARTTS does not have any responsibility for the privacy practice of third party sites links to STARTTS sites.

What does STARTTS do with personal information provided in feedback?

Email addresses provided to this site will only be used to respond to enquiries and will not be added to other organisations’ mailing lists, or disclosed to any other party without the user’s consent, except when it is mandatory to do so by law.

Personal information will be kept in safe custody, sufficient to prevent illegal access, and will be properly handled to ensure its safety, integrity and confidentiality. Circumstances in which STARTTS may be required to disclose this information to a law enforcement agency include:

  • Unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on a STARTTS site
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  • Attempts to intercept messages of other users of STARTTS sites
  • Communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed
  • Attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the web server
  • Breach the laws of the State of NSW or the Commonwealth of Australia