Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 24 JUL 17
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    A timeline to remember

    On July 19 2013, former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced that ‘any asylum seeker who arrives in Australia by boat will have no chance of being settled in Australia as refugees’ and would be sent to Papua New Guinea for processing and resettlement. Since the announcement, successive governments have failed in their duty of care

    • 13 JUL 17
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    On the line with Cathy Maguire

    The work of the ASRC to support and empower over 3,000 people seeking asylum each year would not be possible without the support of you – our community. Champion positive change for people seeking asylum by making a tax-deductible donation today. Photos by Kishka Phillips

    • 06 JUL 17
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    ASRC Telethon on World Refugee Day

    Following the success of last year’s ASRC Telethon, a target of $300,000 was boldly set for the 2017 Telethon on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2017. With a stack of celebrities, sport stars, musicians, lawyers, poets, and cartoonists working the phones, our ASRC team was quietly confident that the centre would smash the target. There
    • 27 JUN 17
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    35 things you can do right now to help refugees

    At a time where we can despair at the cruelty of the Turnbull Government in its treatment of refugees, the good news is you can actually help make things better. By Kon Karapanagiotidis, Founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre You are powerful when you unleash your compassion, passion and talent to create welcome and