See our 'Champion of change' spread in The Age here
Read the open letter to the Prime Minister outlining united opposition to the Migration Legislation Amendments.
Read our extended press release with Mr Malcolm Fraser in response to the recommendations from the Expert Panel on asylum seekers.
Read our initial press release in response to the recommendations from the Expert Panel on asylum seekers.
Read our submission to the Expert Panel on asylum seekers, outlining short and long term measures to save lives and avoid deaths at sea.
Read our latest press release from July 25th welcoming the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission's report Community arrangements for asylum seekers, refugees, and stateless persons.
On this page you will find a range of briefs and a kit prepared by the ASRC for the general media community. To arrange an interview with ASRC on key media issues please contact:
Jana Favero, Marketing and Communications Manager
+61 3 9326 6066 or email email@example.com
For the latest news around the asylum seeker debate and for up to date ASRC responses to what’s in the news visit our blog, here.
The ASRC Media Kit
Why we exist, our campaigns, our positions
The ASRC offers to the media interviews, editorials and articles for print, radio, TV and social media, up to date facts and figures relating to the asylum seeker debate, tours of ASRC for background information, testimonials from asylum seekers, myth Busters. With only 18 full time and 14 part time paid staff, the majority of our work is conducted by a dedicated team of over 600 volunteers, delivering 23 specialised direct programs and critical services to over 1,000 asylum seekers at any one time. The ASRC is the only one-stop shop for asylum seekers anywhere in Australia. The ASRC is a place of last resort for the most vulnerable and at-risk asylum seekers. We strive for policy and law reform, and for public awareness to achieve justice for asylum seekers and are one of the few truly independent human rights organizations in Australia.