Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 27 FEB 19
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    International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

    International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

    ‘The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.’ As everyone at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, these words by feminist, journalist and activist

    • 13 FEB 19
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    Message from our CEO – Historic win in Australian Parliament

    Message from our CEO – Historic win in Australian Parliament

    We just made history together. You, me, and all of us across Australia. Today the Senate passed amendments to the Home Affairs Amendments Bill with the support of the key crossbenchers, because this bill is balanced, carefully considered and deals with what matters – medical treatment for sick people. Yesterday for the first time in

    • 12 FEB 19
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    The time for change is now

    The time for change is now

    We did it. After 5 long years of unrelenting community, political and legal pressure, every child seeking asylum has finally been removed from Nauru. But the fight isn’t over. Hundreds of men and woman still detained in offshore processing on Nauru and Manus Island urgently require medical care and must also be brought to Australia

    • 28 JAN 19
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    Deloitte Impact Day

    Deloitte Impact Day

    On Friday the 16th of November two groups of Deloitte staffers visited the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) to volunteer as part of Deloitte’s Annual Impact Day. Each year Deloitte employees mobilise around the country to provide charities with an extra helping hand. This year the ASRC was fortunate to have teams from Deloitte in