STTARS is a non-government, not for profit organisation with no political or religious affiliations.
STTARS has been providing services to torture and trauma survivors in SA since 1991.
STTARS assists people from a refugee and migrant background who have experienced torture or been traumatised as a result of persecution,
violence, war or unlawful imprisonment prior to their arrival in Australia.
We believe that Australia's treatment of asylum seekers should be consistent with the human rights obligations under the UN Refugee Convention and other treaties, and reflect the fundamental humanitarian values that are broadly shared in our society. These obligations include:
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