Meet Tricia: “I’m blessed to be a small part of their stories”

May 23, 2024

The ASC was built on the kindness of community members, powered from the start by volunteers who offered shared meals,… More

Photos from the ASC’s Family Day in Auburn

April 30, 2024

On Monday 29 April, the Asylum Seekers Centre hosted our Family Day at Auburn Community Centre for families within the… More

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Photos from the ASC’s 2024 community Iftar dinner

April 24, 2024

On Thursday 4 April, the Asylum Seekers Centre, together with Galaxy Foundation hosted an Iftar dinner in Auburn for members… More

Boston university students pose on front of mural in ASC's newtown building

Boston students reflect on their ASC adventure

April 08, 2024

Boston University students Kinsley Grant and Marjories Vasquez’s experience volunteering at the ASC as part of an international work placement… More

A message board made by the women attending our Mums and Bubs day at our Auburn centre

Women are the fabric of our community

March 08, 2024

As today is International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women in our community by highlighting one of the wonderful initiatives… More

Celebrating women in the Asylum Seekers Centre community

March 07, 2024

Women in our community face extensive and often prolonged hardship seeking asylum in Australia. Yet despite unimaginable trauma and against… More

Meet Marina: Breaking barriers for the most vulnerable

February 09, 2024

Marina Camarão, an Intensive Support Caseworker at the Asylum Seekers Centre (ASC), describes herself as a problem solver, navigating through… More

The transformative power of art in healing and resistance

December 11, 2023

“Art is so powerful. The love and connection and kindness melts away all the anger and hatred.” It takes a… More

Stitched together

October 03, 2023

The quiet in the ASC’s main hall is broken as volunteer Alice starts to pull sewing machines, fabric and yarn… More