Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 28 NOV 19
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    Rajesh’s journey: Refugee status determination process

    Rajesh’s journey: Refugee status determination process

    Help RIGHT human wrongs  People seeking asylum in Australia are being failed by our broken asylum system. Those who came here seeking our protection are instead being punished by our Government and denied access to justice thanks to unfair laws that are intentionally complex and inconsistent and designed so people’s cases for protection fail. Right

    • 25 NOV 19
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    This week’s good news update

    This week’s good news update

    Each Friday our principal solicitor Carolyn Graydon shares a “weekly good news” update from the Human Rights Law Program.  Carolyn’s team of 16 human rights lawyers are some of the best in the country, working tirelessly around the clock to successfully protect the rights of people to seek asylum in Australia. Together with 200 legal

    • 13 NOV 19
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    Every 3 years for Rajesh

    Every 3 years for Rajesh

    People seeking asylum in Australia are being denied access to justice and their human right to seek safety. The Australian refugee determination process is unfair and inhumane.  Imagine for a moment the trauma of being forced to flee your home. To leave everything behind. Just to have a chance to be safe. For people who

    • 21 OCT 19
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    Fighting for the rights of refugees in detention: a history

    Fighting for the rights of refugees in detention: a history

    Because no one deserves to be locked up for attempting to seek safety. From Kids off Nauru to the passing of the Medevac bill, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) has been fighting for the rights of people in detention for 17 years. Because no person deserves to be incarcerated for attempting to seek safety