Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 19 APR 18
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    Home to Bilo – campaign update

    Home to Bilo – campaign update

    As you may know from our last update, the central Queensland community of Biloela is mobilising to get their neighbours Priya, Nades and family back home to Bilo. The family were taken from their community by Australian Border Force in the early hours of the morning, flown to Perth and put on a plane to

    • 11 APR 18
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    Allie and Grace spread music, heart and hope

    Allie and Grace spread music, heart and hope

    What happens when you have a positive learning environment, encouraging parents and a talent for music? You get the efforts of Allie and Grace, two friends who chose to busk with their flutes for two days – and ended up raising $250 to support refugees and people seeking asylum. ‘They knew about your work from

    • 03 APR 18
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    A story of language, community and opportunity

    A story of language, community and opportunity

    Zakia’s face lights up in front of me as I ask her if she’s enjoyed the translation workshops she’s just wrapped up at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC). ‘From the past I like translating. Interpreting for me was like a dream to be a translator or an interpreter, so when I saw the email

    • 29 MAR 18
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    A Letter from Kamran

    A Letter from Kamran

    Friend, I am worried. I am a person seeking asylum and I am currently awaiting my refugee status from our government. To support me to do things like pay my rent, study and get help finding work, I have been receiving support through the Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS). Right now Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull