In Homelessness Week 2023 we took our stories to Canberra

August 25, 2023

In National Homelessness Week representatives from the Asylum Seekers Centre and other support organisations went to Canberra to advocate for people… More

What’s the difference between an asylum seeker and refugee

August 10, 2023

What is the difference between asylum seekers and refugees? Although these terms are frequently used interchangeably, they represent distinct legal… More

How pro bono health workers are treating trauma in asylum seekers

July 21, 2023

People seeking asylum come to Australia in hopes of leaving their trauma behind, fleeing persecution, violence, abuse, and discrimination. Where… More

The detention regime’s ‘long tail of cruelty’

July 10, 2023

It’s a very happy occasion when someone in our community receives their permanent protection visa. There are tears of joy… More

A frightening future for people seeking asylum in NSW

June 22, 2023

On 30 June, the Asylum Seekers Centre and 14 other organisations will lose access to life-saving NSW Government funding made… More

What the 2023-24 Federal Budget means for refugees and asylum seekers in Australia

May 11, 2023

The Federal Government’s budget has been a bitter disappointment for asylum seekers and refugees. The issues devastating our community have… More

Introducing the Uplift project

May 09, 2023

A job for a person seeking asylum is never just a job. We want to share with you a project… More

Of Mice and Mould

April 21, 2023

Nadia, a person supported by the Asylum Seekers Centre, shared with SBS Radio last week her fears and frustrations about… More

The ASC supports a YES vote for the Voice to Parliament

April 21, 2023

The Uluru Statement from the Heart is an invitation to all Australians to walk alongside First Nations people in a… More