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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

What the 2023-24 Federal Budget means for refugees and asylum seekers in Australia

May 11, 2023

The Federal Government’s budget has been a bitter disappointment for asylum seekers and refugees. The issues devastating our community have… More

Introducing the Uplift project

May 09, 2023

A job for a person seeking asylum is never just a job. We want to share with you a project… 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

The ASC supports a YES vote for the Voice to Parliament

April 21, 2023

The Uluru Statement from the Heart is an invitation to all Australians to walk alongside First Nations people in a… 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

Poverty hits people seeking asylum but Federal Government could help

March 27, 2023

As cost of living pressures affect many, people seeking asylum are hit hardest without a safety net to help them… More