Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 10 JUN 22
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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)

    Update on how we have been supporting people with these funds: Since it was established in March 2021, the Preventing Homelessness Fund has accommodated 138 people after they were released from detention. People have been supported from across four states. Originally, the fund had a commitment of $500,000 alongside a $1,000 per person delivered via

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    • 06 JUN 22
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    Introducing the Rapid Response Team

    Introducing the Rapid Response Team

    People seeking asylum face many barriers to live independently and are increasingly presenting at the ASRC with complex mental health issues and greater impacts on their wellbeing. We’ve listened to what people need and are working to evolve and adapt our services to help them build a better life on their own terms. We are

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    • 03 JUN 22
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    What do I do next? Ruwani’s Story

    What do I do next? Ruwani’s Story

    People like Ruwani* face many barriers to live independently and are increasingly presenting at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre with financial stress, complex mental health issues and greater impacts on their wellbeing. “When I came to Australia I had hope for their future, that they would at least be safe. But when I was pregnant

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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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