Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 06 DEC 19
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    Carolyn’s weekly update – 6/12/2019

    Carolyn’s weekly update – 6/12/2019

    Each Friday our principal solicitor Carolyn Graydon shares with the entire ASRC team a “weekly good news” update from the Human Rights Law Program. This week has been a particularly hard one as we saw the Senate vote to repeal the life-saving Medevac legislation. At a time when our Government yet again showed utter contempt

    • 06 DEC 19
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    This family was denied safety

    This family was denied safety

    People seeking asylum in Australia are being denied justice and the right to live safely here. People like Yasin* and his wife Amal*, who came to Australia seeking our protection when it was no longer safe for their young family to live in Iraq. Soon after arriving in Australia the family were recognised as refugees

    • 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