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Statement from the Asylum Seekers Centre on the cancellation of Palestinian visas

March 14, 2024

Statement from Asylum Seekers Centre CEO Frances Rush OAM on reports that Palestinians fleeing the war in Gaza had their… 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

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

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

Statement from the Asylum Seekers Centre on the UN resolution for a humanitarian ceasefire

December 15, 2023

We welcome the Australian government’s decision to join 152 other nations in voting in favour of a humanitarian ceasefire in… 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

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