QPASTT is delighted to announce international human rights barrister Geoffrey Robertson AO QC, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference to be held from 27-29 March 2019. Mr Robertson AO QC is one of the world’s most celebrated human rights lawyers.

Further details on Mr Robertson’s distinguished career as an eminent human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster are outlined in his biography here.

A line-up of distinguished international and national speakers has also been confirmed. Details on these speakers who are leaders in the sector are outlined in their biographies here.

An overwhelming response was received from the Call for Abstracts which reflected the conference theme, Healing in Exile – Current and Future Challenges. Under this theme, speakers will explore the most innovative and successful initiatives that enable people from refugee backgrounds to recover from torture and other traumatic events and resettle in their new context. The voices of people from refugee backgrounds will be central to the conference.

The full conference program, detailing all presentations, workshops and posters, will be included in the conference registration brochure which will be available from mid-October 2018.

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