Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 21 APR 21
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    An update on the end of the rent moratorium

    An update on the end of the rent moratorium

    Late last month the moratorium on rental evictions ended in Victoria and now hundreds of people seeking asylum are at risk of becoming homeless. The rental moratorium meant individuals and families were protected from being evicted if they fell behind in their rental payments during the pandemic because of a loss of income or work.

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    • 05 MAR 21
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    ‘Follow your Tongue’ by Niro

    ‘Follow your Tongue’ by Niro

    “You can use my recipes but you won’t be able to make my dishes the same as me. You are cooking unique to you. So you just have to follow your tongue.” Back home, I wasn’t really involved in cooking. But after I came to Australia, I was locked up for six years. 24 hours

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    • 03 MAR 21
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    ‘Cooking with love’ by Aheda

    ‘Cooking with love’ by Aheda

    “I have two secrets for cooking. The first, is not my secret but my country’s secret: ‘cook with your hands’. The second secret is love. You need to put some love in your cooking!” _ “I‘ve been cooking my whole life. In Palestine I was a chef and I ran a catering business. All my

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    • 01 MAR 21
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    The ASRC’s Preventing Homelessness Fund (for people released from detention)

    The ASRC’s Preventing Homelessness Fund (for people released from detention)

    The recent release of more than 60 people transferred from Manus and Nauru for medical treatment from detention facilities in Australia into the community has been an important step in the right direction, however, the support provided to these men and women (and those released in the future) is only short-term and will soon end.

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