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Contact Karen Collier, STARTTS Communications Officer
0432 286 851
Karen.Collier@health.nsw.gov.au

 

Media Coverage

30 July
SBS Spanish

Interview with STARTTS CEO and clinical psychologist, Jorge Aroche
Listen here

22 July
SBS Arabic24

Interview with STARTTS community development officer, Ashraf Sedrak
Listen here

22 July
SBS World News

How southwestern Sydney’s lockdown is impacting the mental health of its refugee residents – Jorge Aroche
Read here

19 July
Fairfield Champion

STARTTS staff help with testing sites
Read here

16 July
SBS Spanish Radio

STARTTS CEO Jorge Aroche shares his concerns for the Fairfield community in extended lockdown
Listen here

15 July
SBS Arabic24

STARTTS staff provide around the clock support with CALD communications at pop up testing clinic – Yassmen Yahya
Listen here

6 July
Canterbury Bankstown Torch

Refugee champions rewarded over effort
Read here

June 30
SBS Assyrian Radio

2021 NSW Humanitarian Awards Profile: Basim Shamaon
Listen here

June 27
SBS Persian Radio

Humanitarian Awards To Celebrate Unity To Mark Refugee Week In NSW
Listen to broadcast

June 18
Newcastle Herald

Newcastle’s sixth Unity in Diversity festival returns to Foreshore Park
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June 10
SBS Spanish Radio

¿Qué impacto tiene la detención prologada de familia tamil en Christmas Island?
Listen to broadcast

June 1
Daily Advertiser

Immigrants form new Wagga Multicultural Women’s Art Group
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June
Reach Out

How to talk to your parents about wellbeing
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May 28
News of the Area

All One Under The Sun – Anti-Racism Youth Art Project Launches On Coffs Coast
Read article

April 13
ARTnews

With a Focus on Indigenous Knowledge, 2022 Sydney Biennale Names Artists.
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April 13
Concrete Playground

The Biennale of Sydney 2022 Has Announced the First 59 Participants for Its Water-Themed Program.
Read article

January 08
SBS French Radio

De nouveaux outils et un site pour faciliter la réhabilitation des survivants de la torture et des traumatismes.
Listen to broadcast

Media Coverage

December 21
SBS Assyrian Radio

New website for learning about Trauma healing.
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December 9
ABC News

Calls for tailored mental health support for migrant and refugee children as traumatic memories of racism endure.
Read article

November 29
Newcastle Herald

The community program helping young migrants and refugees learn to navigate Newcastle’s iconic beaches.
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September 06
SBS News

Weeks after the Beirut blast, Lebanese Civil War survivors in Australia remain retraumatised.
Read article

July 6
Fairfield City Champion

Sam uses ‘scars’ to help empower others.
Read article

June 29
Fairfield City Champion

Awards acknowledge the ‘best of humanity in action’.
Read article

July 23
Fairfield City Champion

Edensor Park resident Lucy Marin receives Medal of the Order of Australia.
Read article

June 22
SBS Arabic Radio

NSW Humanitarian Awards.
Read article

June 22
AJP.Com.Au

A ‘Tireless’ Campaigner For Refugee Rights.
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June 11
SBS Spanish Radio

España enjuicia a coronel salvadoreño por asesinato en 1989 de jesuitas, uno de ellos conectado a Australia.
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June 10
SBS Spanish Radio

Lucy Marín galardonada con la Medalla de la Orden de Australia por una vida dedicada a sobrevivientes de torturas y trauma.
Read article

June 7
SBS News

After fleeing her own homeland, this woman dedicated her life to supporting Australia’s refugees.
Read article

June 5
SBS Radio

What mental health services in your language are available in Australia?.
Read article

May 14
ABC News

The coronavirus surveillance that’s triggering memories for Sydney’s Uyghur community.
Read article

April 29
SBS Spanish Radio

Estados autoritarios estarían usando lucha contra COVID-19 como pretexto para reprimir.
Read article

April 28
SBS Insight

Cooped Up Families Episode 13.
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April 23
Agencia EFE

Aroche: Con la COVID-19 debemos aprender más sobre el estrés postraumático.
Read article

April 4
SBS Assyrian Radio

Home isolation and mental health.
Read article

Media Release

Media Coverage

Jorge Aroche ABC News The World 24 Interview: Hakeem al-Araibi

October 3
SBS Spanish

‘UN human rights chief must address Manus, Nauru during Australian visit,’ psychologist says.
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September 23
Fairfield City Champion

The Uyghur community finds life.
Read article

September 13
SBS Arabic

SBS Arabic: Coverage from the 2019 CiCT Forum – Bita Jayzan interview.
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January 10
Blue Mountain Gazette

Blue Mountains donation helps torture survivor in long road to recovery.
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Media Coverage

August 5
ABC Radio National – All in the Mind

The Mental Health of Refugees – with Mirjana Askovic.
Read article

July 22
SBS World News: Africa

After Mugabe, what do local Zimbabweans want from July election?.
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July 17
Fairfield Champion

Tango connects Refugee Women.
Read article

July 13
Bay FM: North Coast Positive

Sekai Holland interview with Nyck Jeanes.
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June 28
ABC News The World

Former Zimbabwean senator says country cannot ‘sit back’ and expect government to lead.
Read article

June 27
Canterbury Bankstown Torch Newspaper

The Mental Health of Refugees – with Mirjana Askovic.
Read article

June 26
ABC Radio National Breakfast

Zimbabwe’s fearless lady on torture and reconciliation.
Read article

June 26
SBS Kurdish

Supporting Life After Torture – Jorge Aroche and Hassan Saleh.
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June 25
ABC Radio National, Late Night Live

Sekai Holland: Recovery from Torture.
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June 21
Fairfield Champion

Joseph Tawadros visits Bossley Park High School.
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June 14
SBS The Feed – With Marc Fennell

Torture Therapy: Giving Survivors Their Lives Back.

June 10
ABC Radio National – God Forbid

Does good spiritual health equal good mental health? – with Nooria Mehraby.
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The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma has released a statement on the report of the Australian Human Rights Commission, The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention

December 18
2SER Radio – ‘Thursday Overdrive’

STARTTS Public Affairs Coordinator Richard Walker speaks to Thursday Overdrive about the ‘Let it Be’ choir concert at Riverside Theatre.

Listen online (7 min)

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October 18
ABC Radio National – ‘Into The Music’

The fantastic ‘Choir of Love’, made up of members from the Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac communities from Iraq, sing and play beautiful traditional spiritual music. It is also a place for trauma survivors to heal through musical expression. The Choir, and STARTTS, were recently featured on Radio National’s music program.

Listen now (26 min)

October 15
The Point magazine 

A network of Sudanese-Australians has received the green light from NSW Corrective Services to run a voluntary prison support program for inmates in their community so they can adjust to life outside jail upon their release. STARTTS’ David Ajang is volunteering for the project.

Read more

July 26
The Weekend Australian Magazine

STARTTS’ cutting edge work in Neurofeedback has been featured in the Weekend Australian, in an article focusing on one of our past clients and our Senior Neurofeedback Clinician Mirjana Askovic.

Read the article online

November 30
The Sydney Magazine

Former STARTTS counsellor, Humanitarian Award winner and entrepreneur Deeqo Omar named as one of Sydney’s 100 most influential people.

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November 8
Catalyst, ABC TV

Catalyst program focusing on torture and STARTTS’ Neurofeedback program for torture survivors.

Watch the video
Read the transcript

November 3, 2012
Sydney Morning Herald

Profile of 2012 Sydney Peace Prize winner and STARTTS supporter Sekai Holland.

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August 24, 2012
Sydney Morning Herald

‘A little care for refugees goes a long way’ – a feature about Amazing Family Day Care, started by STARTTS Humanitarian Award winner Deeqo Omar.

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July 27, 2012
Sydney Morning Herald

‘Burmese refugees find new hope and work in the west’ – with the support of STARTTS.

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