Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 23 SEP 19
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    Kash: Medevac Caseworker – A letter to our supporters…

    Kash: Medevac Caseworker – A letter to our supporters…

    Kash, a member of our Medevac triage team, recently spoke with passion about her work supporting sick men and women through the Medevac process.  It’s not an easy job, but it’s an important one and it’s helping to save lives. Kash wanted to share more with you about the work that her team is doing

    • 19 SEP 19
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    Tears of relief: How Medevac saved Tajj

    Tears of relief: How Medevac saved Tajj

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Detention Advocacy team is a lifeline for sick refugees left behind in offshore detention but in need of urgent medical care. Care that is not adequate or simply not available in PNG and Nauru. Our team of 7 are working around the clock (as part of the MERG group) to

    • 09 SEP 19
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    A letter from Kon after his Medevac Senate submission

    A letter from Kon after his Medevac Senate submission

    I’m just back from Canberra after a huge day at Parliament House presenting before a Senate Committee on why the Senate must save Medevac. When Medevac was passed in Parliament earlier in the year this was a huge win, providing critically ill refugees in offshore detention with a pathway to receive urgent medical treatment in

    • 30 AUG 19
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    Saving Medevac in the Senate

    Saving Medevac in the Senate

    The Medevac bill which was passed earlier this year ensures critically ill refugees in offshore detention are transferred to Australia to receive the urgent medical treatment to save their lives.   Since February, the ASRC working with doctors, lawyers and advocates as part of the Medical Evacuation Response Group have worked to get 130 sick refugees