BREAKING: Medical negligence puts refugee on Nauru at serious health risk

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    • 19 FEB 18
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    Refugee woman told to separate from vulnerable son to access treatment for serious cardiac condition

    Refugee woman told to separate from vulnerable son to access treatment for serious cardiac condition

    Fatemah is a 55 year old refugee woman with a serious heart condition, and is the primary carer for her adolescent son, who suffers from mental health issues. The two have been detained in tents in the regional processing centre on Nauru since Fatemah’s son was 12 years old. A medical report written by physician

    • 14 FEB 18
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    Bounding Plains to Share set for ASRC ‘Grand Finale’

    Bounding Plains to Share set for ASRC ‘Grand Finale’

    When it comes to raising awareness for people seeking asylum, for Bounding Plains to Share duo Cassie and Jackson the old saying ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ didn’t quite cut it. The inspiring pair decided they would take 4000 long kilometers to collect and share the stories of refugees as they ran from Cooktown

    • 13 FEB 18
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    ASRC Cleaning gets ready to grow with commercial clients

    ASRC Cleaning gets ready to grow with commercial clients

    It’s been a challenging journey getting to where they are, but after five busy years the team at ASRC Cleaning have built a sustainable business, and now they’re ready to tackle a new goal; taking on the commercial market. As a social enterprise of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, ASRC Cleaning has a mission to

    • 13 FEB 18
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    ‘I will never say goodbye to the ASRC’

    ‘I will never say goodbye to the ASRC’

     In Syria, Mohammed Sharabah started writing poems to try and make sense of the turmoil unfolding around him. They were in Arabic, and were about his destroyed farm and business, and his displaced family; a life picked up and scattered across the world. ‘If you have a sensitive feeling [about] what is around you, you

    • 08 FEB 18
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    Humanitarian crisis looms as Government collapses lifesaving support services for people seeking asylum

    Humanitarian crisis looms as Government collapses lifesaving support services for people seeking asylum

    Around 12,000 people seeking asylum living in Australia are at risk of losing lifesaving services due to Government changes. Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) are a base line support safety net that often is not enough to make ends meet, but keeps people from complete destitution. Government changes to SRSS impact case management, income support