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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

Returning from abroad – Letter from the CEO

September 22, 2023

It’s been great to be back at the Asylum Seekers Centre after my sabbatical. Walking for change In the two… More

In Homelessness Week 2023 we took our stories to Canberra

August 25, 2023

In National Homelessness Week representatives from the Asylum Seekers Centre and other support organisations went to Canberra to advocate for people… More

City2Surf 2023: Team ASC in action

August 22, 2023

On 13 August, Team ASC showed out in our signature blue to join the City2Surf! Staff, supporters, and volunteers participated… More

What’s the difference between an asylum seeker and refugee

August 10, 2023

What is the difference between asylum seekers and refugees? Although these terms are frequently used interchangeably, they represent distinct legal… More

Tribute to ASC Board Member Betty Hounslow AM

July 28, 2023

The Asylum Seekers Centre pays tribute to the inimitable Betty Hounslow AM who died on Thursday 27 July after a… More