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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

Statement from the Asylum Seekers Centre on the conflict in Israel and Palestine

November 29, 2023

The Asylum Seekers Centre strongly condemns all forms of anti-semitism, anti-Palestinian racism, and Islamophobia. We join in calling on the… 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

ASC volunteer’s resolution to run

October 03, 2023

Natalie knows how far a dollar goes at the Asylum Seekers Centre. For the past 12 months, she’s volunteered in… 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