Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 27 JAN 20
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    Australia Day

    Australia Day

    As one of  Australia’s largest human rights organisation, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) has and always will, stand for an inclusive and just Australia for all.  We recognise that for First Nations People, the 26th of January is a day of sorrow, not celebration, as it marks the beginning of the dispossession of Aboriginal

    • 24 DEC 19
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    How can I protect my son?

    How can I protect my son?

    Anan and her son have been living safely in Australia for the last 6 years on a Temporary Protection Visa (TPV), but she has received a letter informing her that her ongoing application for protection has been rejected.  In part, this is due to the limbo a TPV leaves people seeking asylum in – complete

    • 20 DEC 19
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    Carolyn’s weekly update – 20/12/2019

    Carolyn’s weekly update – 20/12/2019

    Our principal solicitor Carolyn Graydon shares a “weekly good news” update from the Human Rights Law Program (HRLP) with the entire ASRC team. Carolyn’s weekly emails are an important and happy reminder of the power of our community of compassion. They provide a glimpse into the work of the ASRC’s legal work, fighting to ensure

    • 16 DEC 19
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    Sina’s story

    Sina’s story

    “I knew from the age of four that I was gay and by the time I was a teenager, I knew I could not stay in my country.” “I convinced my parents that I should study outside of Iran to improve my job prospects. Living abroad I finally had tasted freedom. I realised that I