Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 15 MAR 18
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    Finding voice since Syria

    Finding voice since Syria

    Back in Syria, Salwa was a high school physics and chemistry teacher. She lived in Aleppo and frequently travelled for work. Her life was comfortable and full of love – she had children, a nice home, and an active social life full of friends and family. In 2015, the escalating civil war in Syria forced

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    • 08 MAR 18
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    The roar of International Women’s Day

    The roar of International Women’s Day

    More than a hundred women enjoyed a sumptuous breakfast event at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) this morning to celebrate and mark International Women’s Day with its 2018 theme of #PressforProgress. The emcee for the event, Mimi, who has utilised the services of the ASRC’s business and women’s empowerment programs, set the tone for

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    • 14 FEB 18
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    Bounding Plains to Share set for ASRC ‘Grand Finale’

    Bounding Plains to Share set for ASRC ‘Grand Finale’

    When it comes to raising awareness for people seeking asylum, for Bounding Plains to Share duo Cassie and Jackson the old saying ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ didn’t quite cut it. The inspiring pair decided they would take 4000 long kilometers to collect and share the stories of refugees as they ran from Cooktown

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    • 13 FEB 18
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    ASRC Cleaning gets ready to grow with commercial clients

    ASRC Cleaning gets ready to grow with commercial clients

    It’s been a challenging journey getting to where they are, but after five busy years the team at ASRC Cleaning have built a sustainable business, and now they’re ready to tackle a new goal; taking on the commercial market. As a social enterprise of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, ASRC Cleaning has a mission to

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