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  • 2020
  • The Commonwealth Government announces mental health support for CALD communities

    The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (Foundation House)...

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  • Victorian Government announces funding for multicultural and multifaith communities

    The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (Foundation House) welcomes...

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  • COVID-19 UPDATE: 3 April 2020

    Foundation House has the following core commitments in the current environment due to the COVID-19...

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  • COVID-19 UPDATE: Foundation House continues to deliver service

    The outbreak of COVID-19 has led to a global health crisis....

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  • Paris Aristotle appointed Chair of new advisory body

    I am pleased to announce that Paris Aristotle AO, CEO of...

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  • 2019
  • Annual Report 2018-19 published

    We have published the Foundation House Annual Report 2018–19. The Report was presented to this...

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  • Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

    Foundation House has urged the Royal Commission into...

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  • End of Financial Year Appeal

    Many people from refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds encounter barriers accessing education or training during initial settlement, particularly financial.

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  • Paris Aristotle shares insights into trauma recovery on tonight’s ABC RN Big Ideas Program

    Foundation House CEO, Paris Aristotle AO will appear on ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas

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  • Public statement regarding the terror attacks in Sri Lanka

    Foundation House is deeply saddened by the series of bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka which have taken so many...

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  • Paris Aristotle interviewed on ABC Radio National: What happens to refugees after they’re resettled in Australia?

    Foundation House CEO, Paris Aristotle AO was interviewed this morning on ABC Radio National's RN Breakfast

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  • Public Statement on Christchurch attack

    Foundation House would like to express our deep sorrow regarding the murderous attack on Muslim children, women and men in Christchurch.

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  • Public Statement regarding Medivac Bill

    Decisions about whether to transfer people to Australia have been made by public servants and the Minister for Home Affairs.

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  • 2018
  • Foundation House Annual Report 2017/2018

    This Report presents the work of the agency over the past year including client statistics and program highlights along with a full...

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  • Foundation House hosts South Sudanese Australian Perspectives discussion

    Last night Foundation House hosted the panel...

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  • Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide launched

    On 1 November 2018, the Australian Refugee Health Practice...

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  • Foundation House wins Minister’s Early Years Award

    The Minister for Early Childhood Education, Jenny Mikakos...

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  • Foundation House urges MPs to accept the NZ refugee offer swiftly

    The evidence of harm to children, women and men is mounting and their plight must be alleviated as an urgent priority.

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  • Jasmina Mulugeta receives award for excellence in services to refugees

    Jasmina says that working in partnership with agencies, having the same goals of improving humanity and human rights for people from refugee...

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  • FASSTT endorses the request of the #kidsoffnauru campaign to bring children from Nauru to Australia

    FASSTT endorses the request of the #kidsoffnauru campaign to bring children from Nauru to Australia 24 August...

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  • Foundation House finalist in Early Years Awards 2018

    Foundation House’s Early Years team has been...

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  • Dr Helen Szoke AO delivers 2018 Max Charlesworth Oration

    On the evening of Thursday 28...

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  • New project begins for people from refugee backgrounds living with disabilities

    An exciting new project...

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  • FASSTT submission opposes citizenship legislation

    During 2017, the Australian Government sought to pass legislation that...

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  • Ucan2 launches new promotional videos

    Our CEO, Paris Aristotle AO is proud to announce the launch of our Ucan2 promotional videos.

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  • Announcement of the 2nd Australia & New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference

    The FASSTT agency in Queensland, QPASTT is pleased to announce the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference  will be...

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