Ana Pocrnjic

Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT)

Ana has worked at QPASTT for over 10 years in a variety of roles. Ana has worked therapeutically in a counselling context with people affected by symptoms of complex trauma for nearly 10 years and took up a management role in the last two years, supporting staff who are in direct contact with our client groups, both in individual counselling and community development capacities.In the last 2 years Ana has spent time working across 5 regional locations in QLD. Regional settlement offers a wealth of unique opportunities and connections for our clients, as well as battle it's own specific challenges.

Ana will be moderating the panel 'Regional Communities' on Thursday 13 February

    2.15pm - 3.45pm

    Conference Day One Thursday 13

    Parallel Session: Spotlight on regional communities

    The Australian Government recently announced plans to resettle 50% of refugees in regional areas. In this session, panellists will look at what this means for both the people in question and their host communities

     

    Moderator
    Ana Pocrnjic, Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma

     

    Speakers
    Emmanuel Mosinni, Regional Opportunities Australia
    Apolina Balebanga, Multicultural Youth Queensland
    Cr Paul Antonio ,Mayor Toowoomba Regional Council
    Peta Marks, Federal For Refugees

     

    RAPPP 1 Main Auditorium