Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 23 FEB 21
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    Feast for Freedom 2021:  26th – 28th March

    Feast for Freedom 2021: 26th – 28th March

    Food is something that has the power to bring people together – and that’s the real power of Feast for Freedom too. At its core, Feast is a coming together of community to celebrate the food, culture and stories of refugees who have sought safety in Australia while helping to raise funds that support people

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    • 26 JAN 21
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    Australia Day

    Australia Day

    As one of  Australia’s largest human rights organisation, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) has and always will, stand for an inclusive and just Australia for all.  We recognise that for First Nations People, the 26th of January is a day of sorrow, not celebration, as it marks the beginning of the dispossession of Aboriginal

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    • 25 NOV 20
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    Australia’s immigration detention shame

    Australia’s immigration detention shame

    Australia’s immigration detention shame For more than a decade our Government has chosen to deny refugees a life of dignity and safety, by keeping people locked up indefinitely in immigration detention. Locking people up for years on end in harmful onshore detention and offshore processing facilities, with no plan for their release and resettlement is

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    • 31 OCT 20
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    “Don’t lower your dreams to the expectations of others” – Ben’s story

    “Don’t lower your dreams to the expectations of others” – Ben’s story

    “Don’t lower your dreams to the expectations of others” – Ben’s story “My father has a saying” explains Ben Mousavi, “he says: if in the way of reaching your goal, your eye stops you, take it out.” Like his father, Ben is the type of person who relishes a challenge. Which may explain how he

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