Events

Events at the Asylum Seekers Centre

Refugee Week 2017 – 18th to 24th June

10 May, 2017

Refugee Week 2017 – 18th to 24th June

The Asylum Seekers Centre and the City of Sydney invite you to join us for a special celebration of Refugee Week 2017

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Under the Same Sky – Book Event

1 May, 2017

Under the Same Sky tells the incredible story of Milad Jafari & Mojgan Shamsalipoor two Iranian refugees who separately made their way to Australia by boat, where they met in Brisbane, fell in love and eventually married and made plans for their life here. Their dreams were shattered when Mojgan was sent back to detention and shuttled between Brisbane and Darwin. Her refugee status was denied and she and her brother Hossein were told they had to return to Iran, which meant prison, torture or death.   For two years the Brisbane community and Mojgan’s former school teachers fought for her release. A campaign to Free Mojgan gained country-wide support and in September 2016, Mojgan was released. But since then her visa status has come up for review twice and each time she was only granted 3 month temporary bridging visas. There is no certainty for her, and no guarantee that she will be allowed to stay. Milad & Mojgan are now both in their early twenties and based in Brisbane. The recent changes to Mojgan’s visa mean that she will be able to remain in Australia until June, after which her visa will again be up for...

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‘Speaking of Freedom’ – Refugee Week 2016

7 Jul, 2016

‘Speaking of Freedom’ – Refugee Week 2016

Videos, photos and more from our Refugee Week event – Speaking of Freedom.

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Speaking of Freedom

23 May, 2016

Speaking of Freedom

Join us to celebrate Refugee Week: Wednesday 22 June 2016, 6.30-8.00pm
Lower Town Hall
Tickets online

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Chasing Asylum – Film screening and Q&A

18 Apr, 2016

Chasing Asylum – Film screening and Q&A

Join us to watch the film that the government doesn’t want you to see. Tickets online

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Different Pasts, Shared Future

25 Jun, 2015

Different Pasts, Shared Future Lower Town Hall, Sydney 18 June 2015 Gallery Photos – Refugee Week...

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