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  • Time for a Home

    Despite the release of some Medevac refugees over the past year, 75 people remain indefinitely detained in Australian facilities. After more than 8 years, it's time for a home for refugees.
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  • Stand with us

    Join our online community of compassionate supporters to stay informed on breaking news and ways you can take action and support refugees and people seeking asylum.
    Join now
  • Time for a Home

    Despite the release of some Medevac refugees over the past year, 75 people remain indefinitely detained in Australian facilities. After more than 8 years, it's time for a home for refugees.
    Take Action
  • Support Independence

    To stay independent, we don't accept funding from the Federal Government. Instead, we are funded by you.
    Support independence
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  • Featured Stories

    People seeking asylum are being denied their basic human rights – facing barriers to live independently and are increasingly presenting at the ASRC with financial stress, complex mental health issues and greater impacts on their wellbeing.

    Yet people seeking asylum are determined to rebuild their lives in safety and must be given the opportunities to do so.

    We have exciting new items from ASRC Catering for you to enjoy at home. Whether you’re after a meal that simply needs to be heated up, or you’re an avid cook wanting to expand your usual repertoire (and pantry), there’s something for everyone.

    This is a delicious and nourishing way for you to support our social enterprise and continue supporting the work of the ASRC.

    The ASRC’s Community, Advocacy & Power Program (CAPP) is a three-month intensive training program to equip people with lived experience of seeking asylum with the leadership skills necessary to become powerful advocates for the refugee community within the media and Australian communities. 

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      • 22 MAY 22
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      That’s the result of this election

      That’s the result of this election

      A letter from Kon: We’re stronger than fear. If I had to sum up what this election result tells us in one sentence, that’s it. That’s the tweet. We are stronger than fear. Right now, it looks like the Labor Party will form a minority government. This is a victory for people seeking asylum and

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      • 17 MAY 22
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      We’re on a transformational journey

      We’re on a transformational journey

      The resilience of our communities has been astounding during this pandemic. People have been in a daily survival mode – somehow finding a way through challenging times with very little safety nets like Medicare and this speaks to their courage, despite no help from the government. Over the past two years and right now, we’ve

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      • 04 MAR 22
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      ‘Cooking for connection’ with Mahshid

      ‘Cooking for connection’ with Mahshid

      Mahshid is a powerhouse of Persian cooking, sharing Iranian hospitality and cuisine with the community. If you’re lucky enough to be invited to an Iranian house for dinner, she recommends you don’t eat for a few days prior. Mahshid is Iranian, and came to Australia by boat in 2013. Like so many others in her

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      • 24 FEB 22
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      ‘Learning and sharing food’ with Manel

      ‘Learning and sharing food’ with Manel

      Being able to cook and share her traditional Malaysian-Indian cuisine with others brings Manel a particular joy that is incomparable. When she was 10 years old, her mother taught her to cook. Since then she has developed extensive knowledge on Malaysian-Indian flavours and spices. Now, Manel’s son is her world and because he loves to

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