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    • 02 OCT 19
    ASRC delivers report into employment pathways for people seeking asylum

    ASRC delivers report into employment pathways for people seeking asylum

    Last month, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s (ASRC) Employment Program launched their research report, titled: ‘Towards an optimal employment strategy for people seeking asylum in Victoria’. The report is a timely piece of research that outlines the current state of play and forward-looking recommendations for policy and service delivery in this area. The report represents

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    • 12 SEP 19
    Extension of deadline to 4 October to express interest in US resettlement program

    Extension of deadline to 4 October to express interest in US resettlement program

    Alert: Extension of deadline to 4 October to express interest in US resettlement for those granted refugee status in PNG or Nauru If you have been found to be a refugee in Nauru or Papua New Guinea, including if you are currently in Australia, the attached information applies to you and you should read it

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    • 26 AUG 19
    The ASRC and NJP give evidence to Senate hearing on Medevac repeal

    The ASRC and NJP give evidence to Senate hearing on Medevac repeal

    Today the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and National Justice Project are giving evidence to the Senate hearing on the Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019. The ASRC played a leading role in the passing of the Medevac law and is deeply concerned that repealing the legislation will lead to further harm, possible deaths and

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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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