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FASSTT launches Witness to War, a free national hotline for people in Australia affected by overseas conflicts

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The Forum of Australian Services to Survivors of Torture and Trauma has launched Witness to War, a free and confidential multilingual telephone hotline for people in Australia affected by overseas conflicts. Staffed by mental health practitioners and bicultural support workers, Witness to War offers community members incidental counselling, information about…
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Formalising the FASSTT network

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In May 2021, the network of 8 services which provide specialist services to refugee survivors of torture and trauma (FASSTT) became a formal Company Limited by Guarantee. The purpose of doing this was to formalise our national collaborative practice and strengthen our capacity to maintain quality standards in governance and…
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Joint Statement: FASSTT joins international calls for the immediate release of Australian resident and professional footballer, Hakeem al-Araibi at risk of extradition to Bahrain and torture

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The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT), a network of Australia’s eight specialist rehabilitation agencies that work with survivors of torture and trauma, has expressed concern for the health and wellbeing of Mr Hakeem al-Araibi, an Australian permanent resident and professional footballer, who has been…
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FASSTT endorses the request of the “kidsoffnauru” campaign to bring children from Nauru to Australia as a matter of urgency

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The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) supports the call of the kidsoffnauru campaign to Bring children and their immediate families to Australia urgently; and Settle those children and their immediate families in Australia or in a suitable other country.   These requests are consistent…
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