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The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is both a place and a movement. We are an independent not-for-profit organisation, whose programs support and empower people seeking asylum. As a movement, we mobilise and unite communities to create lasting social and policy change.

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The latest on Nauru

Read the latest on the unfolding crisis on Nauru: The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) welcomes the courage and leadership shown by liberal moderates in demanding Prime Minister Morrison evacuate all children seeking asylum and their families off Nauru.

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For many people seeking asylum, keeping food on the table is getting harder and harder. Everyday the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is seeing more and more vulnerable people come through the doors who have no income, no work rights and no where to turn to.

Get Kids Off Nauru

Australia's man-made crisis on Nauru. Six years on.

The ASRC and Refugee Council of Australia’s joint report Australia’s man-made crisis on Nauru. Six years on  proves that the government must acknowledge the truth, stop misleading the Australian public and take responsibility for the situation on Nauru before a child dies.

Stories

    • 19 OCT 18
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    #KidsOffNauru campaign update

    #KidsOffNauru campaign update

    This week our powerful Kids Off Nauru campaign achieved a tipping point. ASRC Campaign Manager, Marcella Brassett, shares the political impact thousands in our community have had. This week, the powerful Kids Off Nauru campaign achieved a tipping point in Canberra. The issue stayed dominant in Australia’s media, with coverage of doctors, medical practitioners and

    • 24 SEP 18
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    Fighting from the inside: how the ASRC Detention Advocacy team are evacuating the children of Nauru

    Fighting from the inside: how the ASRC Detention Advocacy team are evacuating the children of Nauru

    *Warning: this article contains graphic content and references to suicide Walking out of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) Detention Advocacy office, my breath catches at the sight on the back of the door. I’m looking at a sea of young faces. The door is covered in printed photos of children, with names written on

    • 21 SEP 18
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    A flood of calls and letters urge political leaders to get #KidsOffNauru

    A flood of calls and letters urge political leaders to get #KidsOffNauru

    Melbourne volunteers mobilise hundreds in Moonee Ponds to pick up their phone and call on local Member, Bill Shorten, to evacuate kids off Nauru, writes #RightTrack Volunteer Bec Richards. Earlier this month, our team of seventeen #RightTrack volunteers hit the streets in Moonee Ponds in support of the refugee sector’s #KidsOffNauru campaign. Over two hours,

    • 14 SEP 18
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    Young people take the lead

    Young people take the lead

    With new skills and training from ASRC’s Youth Action Project, 20 young people are taking their vision back to the community and setting up groups they’re passionate about across Melbourne. Sitting alongside the trivia nights and book clubs, we’re going to see more and more community groups popping up around Melbourne in support of fair

Latest news

    • 16 OCT 18
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    The fate of children on Nauru now rests squarely with Prime Minister Morrison as moderate Liberal MPs deliver ultimatum

    The fate of children on Nauru now rests squarely with Prime Minister Morrison as moderate Liberal MPs deliver ultimatum

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) welcomes the courage and leadership shown by liberal moderates in demanding Prime Minister Morrison evacuate all children seeking asylum and their families off Nauru. The current critical situation on Nauru is well documented by organisations including the ASRC, and most recently by Medicines Sans Frontiers’ (MSF) exposure of the

    • 12 OCT 18
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    Ambulance not responding to calls as MSF services end on Nauru

    Ambulance not responding to calls as MSF services end on Nauru

    The Australian Government’s prolonged inaction, victim blaming and denial of the seriousness of mental health is directly responsible for the worsening medical crisis engulfing men, women and children seeking asylum on Nauru. The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) can confirm that the ambulance service on Nauru is refusing to respond to calls until they receive

    • 26 SEP 18
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    #RightTrack Report confirms grassroots conversations shift attitudes on asylum

    #RightTrack Report confirms grassroots conversations shift attitudes on asylum

    #RightTrack’s latest report releases data from conversations with 1,014 people across Victoria on the asylum process conducted by an alliance of 13 grassroots community groups. The Report finds 48% of people shifted their attitude towards fairer asylum policy after hearing from someone currently seeking asylum during the conversation. #RightTrack is a community led movement having

    • 03 SEP 18
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    Nauru report exposes offshore processing abuse as regional leaders meet for Pacific Island Forum

    Nauru report exposes offshore processing abuse as regional leaders meet for Pacific Island Forum

    Two prominent refugee organisations have released a new report today that rips through the shroud of secrecy surrounding offshore processing on Nauru. Secrecy enforced by the Australian government. The report includes detailed cases of child and adult trauma and descriptions of deteriorating conditions that people seeking asylum live through in Nauru. Read full report. As