Federal Election 2022 Wentworth candidates forum

May 04, 2022

The 2022 election is a critical moment for refugees and people seeking asylum. I’m delighted to invite you to join… More

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Join the ASC at a pre-election rally

March 30, 2022

Show your support for refugees and asylum seekers and make your voice heard ahead of the federal election.  Walk alongside… More

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Vote for fair refugee policies in 2022 federal election

March 02, 2022

As you consider who you will vote for at the coming federal election, consider asking your local candidate for their… More

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Covid-19 anxiety peaks for asylum seeker sleeping rough

January 18, 2022

Arthur*, 60, has been sleeping rough in Sydney for several years while he waits for permanent protection. He’s deeply anxious… More

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Q&A: What can we do to help the people of Afghanistan?

October 19, 2021

Frances Rush, CEO, sat down with Dr Graham Thom, ASC board member and Amnesty International Australia’s Refugee Coordinator to share… More

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Kabir calls for safety for Afghan refugees and peace for his country

September 17, 2021

Kabir is a businessman, a refugee from Afghanistan, a husband, a father and a volunteer with the Asylum Seekers Centre…. More

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Write or call now to support Afghan people

August 17, 2021

Now is the time for the Australian Government to support the people of Afghanistan by increasing humanitarian visas to at… More

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Breaking: NSW govt announces $6m funds for temporary visa holders

July 26, 2021

The Asylum Seekers Centre welcomes Minister Natalie Ward’s announcement today of  $6million of funding to assist people seeking asylum and… More

6 actions you can take in Refugee Week

June 22, 2021

1. Write to your Federal Government Contact the Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews at karen.andrews.mp@aph.gov.au or Immigration Minister Alex Hawke… More