This is a conference of FASSTT – the Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT). FASSTT is a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and refugee trauma. There is one FASSTT agency in each state and territory of Australia.


This conference is being organised by STARTTS – the NSW Service for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors. STARTTS is specialist, non-profit organisation that for more than 25 years has provided culturally appropriate and cutting edge psychological treatment and support, and community development interventions, to help people and communities heal the scars of torture and refugee trauma and rebuild their lives in Australia.

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