Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 22 NOV 17
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    The kids are not all right

    The kids are not all right

    As the holiday season approaches many Australians turn their thoughts to family gatherings, coastal trips, or an escape to the air-conditioned comfort of a cinema screening. Often at the centre of this activity are our children. Even the more jaded among us get a kick out of the excitement and anticipation on the faces of

    • 02 NOV 17
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    A great day out and $230,000 raised for Run 4 Refugees

    It was a perfect, crisp Sunday morning, with the sun beaming down on the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 15 October as the Run 4 Refugees team gathered together with 32, 000 other people, ready to take part in the Melbourne Marathon. Now in it’s 10th year, Run 4 Refugees originally started as a run for

    • 20 OCT 17
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    Getaway offers Dandenong people seeking asylum the chance to connect and recharge

    For many of us a change of scenery is sometimes all it takes to boost our spirits and forget about our stresses, but for people seeking asylum, simply getting away for short break can be difficult if not impossible. An opportunity to explore the Victorian coastline has offered a rare chance for connection and community

    • 12 OCT 17
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    Team of people seeking asylum join together to Run 4 Refugees

    On Sunday 15 October 2017 the ASRC community will come together to Run 4 Refugees alongside thousands of others in the Melbourne Marathon. For many members of the ASRC currently seeking asylum, the motivation to join Run 4 Refugees goes far beyond enjoying a fun day out. For those who often have no money to