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    • 16 AUG 19
    Government must commit to keeping life saving refugee medical evacuation laws

    Government must commit to keeping life saving refugee medical evacuation laws

    Doctors, human rights lawyers and advocates have urged the Morrison Government to listen to expert advice about the need for doctors to be at the heart of medical assessments for sick refugees on Manus and Nauru, as the reporting deadline closes to the senate inquiry investigating the Medevac repeal bill. Since the Medevac laws were

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    • 22 JUL 19
    Olympian Madeline Hills Announced as Run 4 Refugees Ambassador 2019

    Olympian Madeline Hills Announced as Run 4 Refugees Ambassador 2019

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is excited to announce that Olympic and Commonwealth Games runner Madeline Hills as our Run 4 Refugees ambassador for 2019. “It’s an honour, to get to be a part of such a great organisation supporting people seeking asylum.” Madeline on being named Run 4 Refugees ambassador. “My favourite thing to

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    • 10 JUL 19
    The ASRC Calls for Construction Support in New Dandenong Development Project

    The ASRC Calls for Construction Support in New Dandenong Development Project

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is set to expand with the construction of a new Integrated Services Hub at Dandenong to provide vital services to people seeking asylum in Melbourne’s south-east. The ASRC will partner with other service providers to expand vital services offered under one roof. The Integrated Services Hub is set to

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    • 08 JUL 19
    Building Resilience through Trauma Informed Practice

    Building Resilience through Trauma Informed Practice

    On the back of last year’s announcement that funding for the Asylum Seeker Vocational Education Training (ASVET) program has been continued until 2021, the program hosted the successful ‘Building Resilience Through Trauma Informed Practice’ workshop at RMIT University Melbourne in May 2019. The ASVET program helps people seeking asylum on Bridging Visa Class E, Temporary

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    • 12 JUN 19
    Stand with us at the ASRC Telethon on World Refugee Day (June 20)

    Stand with us at the ASRC Telethon on World Refugee Day (June 20)

    Stand in solidarity with Refugees and the ASRC for a more welcoming and just Australia by making a donation to the ASRC Telethon on World Refugee Day, Thursday 20 June. Your donation funds live-saving support and empowerment programs that help refugees in our community to thrive and re-write their futures. The ASRC is calling on

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    • 04 JUN 19
    Celebrating 18 years of impact

    Celebrating 18 years of impact

    A school project, a few students, and a small gifted space in Footscray. This is the origin story of the largest independent human rights organisation providing vital services to people seeking asylum in Australia. In the 18 years that the ASRC’s doors have been open we’ve helped build a coalition of compassion across Australia. While

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