South West Sydney Research brings together healthcare, research and health education entities in South West Sydney as a co-ordinated Hub.


South West Sydney Research facilitates world-class research by supporting multi‑professional and multi‑centre collaboration, working to improve our competitiveness, and reducing barriers to research conduct and translation.


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STARTTS Conference Launch


Invitation to conference launchStartts

You are invited to attend the launch of

1st Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference

to be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 6-8pm in Sydney.


Read more about the conference at


The evening will commence with networking, drinks and canapés followed by a few words from invited special guests including Paris Aristotle, Professor Derrick Silove and Carmen Lazar from the Assyrian Australian Association.

Many of our international and national invited speakers and panelists will be in attendance, as well as key stakeholders from the sector.

The launch will be held at the historic Arthouse Hotel right in the centre of Sydney.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Graffiti Restaurant, Arthouse Hotel
275 Pitt St Sydney CBD


If you are already attending the conference, please RVSP via the conference registration system from the conference website:


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The NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors  (STARTTS) is a member of South West Sydney Research. Read more about STARTTS here and the conference here.