Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 23 FEB 18
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    The ASRC welcomes Suzana Vlahovic to the Board

    The ASRC welcomes Suzana Vlahovic to the Board

    As a daughter of parents who migrated to Australia, the ASRC’s newest Board member Suzana Vlahovic has a genuine passion for people, human rights, and promoting diversity and inclusion. Suzana is an Audit Partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a leading professional services firm that provides audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory and risk advisory

    • 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