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NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

Healing refugee trauma. Rebuilding Lives.

STARTTS is a specialist, not-for-profit organisation that was established in 1988. It provides culturally relevant psychological treatment and support, and community interventions, to help people and communities heal the scars of torture and refugee trauma and rebuild their lives in Australia. STARTTS also fosters a positive recovery environment through the provision of training to services, advocacy and policy work.

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21-22 October 2021
Aimee Chaffer, Joshua Hall

27 October 2021
Prof Suresh Sundram, A/Prof Susan Rees

12 November 2021
Nooria Mehraby

Refugee Transitions

STARTTS’ free magazine reports on a broad range of human rights issues, focusing attention on the impact of organised violence on health.

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