Diaries from Bangladesh

May 19, 2023

As part of studying for my Master of International Relations (Human Rights) at the University of Sydney, I was able… More

Celebrating our change makers – National Volunteer Week 2023

May 18, 2023

In National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the impact of all the generous volunteers of the Asylum Seekers Centre. In the… More

Waseema’s story

May 02, 2023

In Pakistan, Waseema was a speech therapist and a member of the persecuted Ahmadiyya community. She lost two jobs after… 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

Photos from the ASC community Iftar dinner 2023

April 21, 2023

On Wednesday 19 April, the Asylum Seekers Centre hosted an Iftar dinner in Newtown. We were blessed with over 100… More

“Hungry and afraid” – Fateema’s story of seeking asylum

March 27, 2023

The following is an extract of a speech given recently by a member of our community to members of Federal… More

Three decades of the ASC remembered

March 27, 2023

On 4 March 2023 people from across three decades came to the Asylum Seekers Centre to share stories and memories…. More

Three remarkable women of the Asylum Seekers Centre community

March 08, 2023

Women in our community withstand unimaginable hardship seeking asylum in Australia, often balancing work and family with experiences of trauma… More

The right to learn

February 20, 2023

“It’s criminal. It shows a total lack of compassion. We let people seeking asylum live here but we don’t support… More