What the 2024-25 Federal Budget means for people seeking asylum in Australia

May 22, 2024

Despite the government promising a cost of living budget, it is shockingly silent on refugees and people seeking asylum, some… More

TAKE ACTION: Stop Labor’s draconian deportation bill

May 10, 2024

The Albanese government is trying to introduce laws that would force people seeking asylum to choose between prison or persecution…. More

Federal Budget 2024: Time for a safety net for people seeking safety

May 10, 2024

As we herald in the May Budget, the rising cost of living is having a devastating impact on people seeking… More

The ASC’s submission to the Cost of Living inquiry

April 19, 2024

The ASC is pleased to submit to the Select Committee on the Cost of Living and highlight the impact of… More

The ASC’s submission to the inquiry into Labor’s draconian deportation bill

April 17, 2024

The Asylum Seekers Centre (ASC), established in 1993, provides practical help for people seeking asylum in New South Wales and… More

People seeking asylum in Australia shouldn’t have to trade danger for degradation

March 07, 2024

It would be easy, reading the political reaction to the news that more than 40 people seeking asylum have been taken… More

A safe haven for those fleeing danger

February 13, 2024

For more than 30 years, the Asylum Seekers Centre in the heart of Newtown has provided a warm welcome and… More

Australian government must pay heed to Human Rights Day themes

December 11, 2023

The theme for this year’s Human Rights Day was ‘Freedom, Equality and Justice for All’. And yet, right now, right… More

Reflecting on our first year of reconciliation

October 03, 2023

During the first phase of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) journey, known as the ‘Reflect’ stage, the Asylum Seekers Centre… More