Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 13 FEB 18
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    ‘I will never say goodbye to the ASRC’

    ‘I will never say goodbye to the ASRC’

     In Syria, Mohammed Sharabah started writing poems to try and make sense of the turmoil unfolding around him. They were in Arabic, and were about his destroyed farm and business, and his displaced family; a life picked up and scattered across the world. ‘If you have a sensitive feeling [about] what is around you, you

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    • 23 JAN 18
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    Talking women’s opportunity and empowerment with RRR Radio

    Talking women’s opportunity and empowerment with RRR Radio

    Creating a safe space of learning where women seeking asylum can overcome barriers is a key goal for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Womens Empowerment Program, and is especially close to program coordinator Veronica’s heart. Speaking to Raschell McHugh on local Melbourne radio station RRR’s ‘Room with a View’ program on Monday 22 January, Veronica

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    • 18 JAN 18
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    Building a healthy society one immunisation at a time

    Building a healthy society one immunisation at a time

    An overarching goal of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s (ASRC) Immunisation Project is that people seeking asylum are immunised in line with national Australian standards. As the only project of its kind in Australia the project has been groundbreaking in the provision of health services and immunisation to vulnerable people without access to Medicare. Beginning

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    • 10 JAN 18
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    Tasmania hosts Victoria’s All Nations Cricket team for ‘Don’t Give Up Give Back Cup’

    Tasmania hosts Victoria’s All Nations Cricket team for ‘Don’t Give Up Give Back Cup’

    Tasmania’s Intercultural Sports League (ICSL) is hosting the Victorian group, All Nations Cricket (ANC) for a unique tournament – the Don’t Give Up, Give Back Cup – on 8-11 January 2018 in Hobart. The tournament includes people seeking asylum, some of who are still waiting for permanent protection, local Tasmanians, refugees and international students from India,Read more