Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 19 JUN 18
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    Making history with Dr Burhani

    Making history with Dr Burhani

    Imagine finding yourself as a highly educated, experienced and recognised doctor unable to practice your profession, simply because you were a refugee. For Dr Nadera Burhani this unfathomable position is exactly where she found herself after applying for asylum in Australia. Dr Burhani is a practicing doctor and a public health professional, she arrived in

    • 19 JUN 18
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    Leading our youth by example

    Leading our youth by example

    For staff, volunteers and clients of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, few things are more rewarding than seeing our team members recognised for their commitment and hard work to support people seeking asylum. And when it comes to recognising leaders, the ASRC team were delighted to hear that our very own Youth Empowerment Coordinator Djibril

    • 18 JUN 18
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    Dr Susan Carland announced as ASRC Ambassador

    Dr Susan Carland announced as ASRC Ambassador

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) today announced the appointment of author, academic and media identity Dr Susan Carland as their newest Ambassador. Dr Carland is a renowned feminist and advocate for Muslim women and gender equality, who has also been a dedicated supporter of the ASRC, including its telethons. Dr Carland is honoured to

    • 15 JUN 18
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    A young man has died on Nauru, the 12th person in offshore processing camps

    A young man has died on Nauru, the 12th person in offshore processing camps

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre has received reports of a suicide of young man on Nauru under Australia’s offshore processing reigime. This is the 12th person to die under the Australian government’s offshore processing policy, and the 5th on Nauru. The ASRC, refugee advocacy organisations and the medical community have been calling on the Turnbull