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March 2022 newsletter: 3 important questions to ask your local candidates

March 03, 2022

You have the opportunity to take powerful action. With a federal election imminent and the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, your… More

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Vote for fair refugee policies in 2022 federal election

March 02, 2022

As you consider who you will vote for at the coming federal election, consider asking your local candidate for their… More

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Asylum seeking families head back to school

March 02, 2022

Families in Sydney are excited to head back to school for the 2022 year, with support from the Asylum Seekers… More

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Rapid antigen tests provided for people seeking asylum

February 22, 2022

The Asylum Seekers Centre welcomes Multicultural NSW’s announcement that rapid antigen tests (RATs) will be provided for the ASC to… More

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Covid-19 anxiety peaks for asylum seeker sleeping rough

January 18, 2022

Arthur*, 60, has been sleeping rough in Sydney for several years while he waits for permanent protection. He’s deeply anxious… More

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January 2022 newsletter: Impact of Covid-19 outbreak | Access to RATs | Film screening

January 18, 2022

The effects of the latest wave of Covid-19 have already been felt at the Asylum Seekers Centre, with increased requests… More

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Vale: Philanthropist, activist and journalist Anne Coombs

January 10, 2022

It is with great sadness that those of us in the Asylum Seekers Centre community mark the death of Anne… More

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Stuck in transit: Aami’s poem

December 21, 2021

Aami is a 19-year-old university student and poet who sought asylum in Australia with her family six years ago. Aami’s… More

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Seeking asylum as a teenager: Roaa interviews Yawar

December 21, 2021

Roaa, a young woman and refugee advocate interviews Yawar, who has been seeking asylum for five years. Yawar* came to… More