• Show mums some love this Mother’s Day

    Show mums some love this Mother’s Day

    This Mother’s Day share the love by giving to our Mother’s Day HAPPY NAPPY Drive. Mothers seeking asylum face specific challenges, often living without financial support unable to access basic resources to provide for their children. Your donation of nappies helps reduce the strain on mothers seeking asylum and helps mums continue with their daily

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  • How do People Seeking Asylum Fare in the Budget?

    How do People Seeking Asylum Fare in the Budget?

    After the Government’s $185 million press conference on Christmas Island last month, the announcement of the 2019/2020 federal budget has delivered yet another blow with more cuts to support services for people seeking asylum and newly settled refugees. Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) spending has been reduced from the $139.8 million spent in 2017-18 to

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  • Hop to it with a food donation this Easter

    Hop to it with a food donation this Easter

    This Easter share the love with more than just chocolate!  For around $50, a hamper will provide a selection of the most-used items that we are in urgent need of in Foodbank, our free grocery store. Each week, more than 700 people rely on Foodbank for food and household items. As the government continues to deepen

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  • Feast for Freedom: celebrating what unites us

    Feast for Freedom: celebrating what unites us

    Ahmad stirs tamarind to accompany a plate of smoked fish in the kitchen of his family home as he reflects on the memories that this family recipe evokes, “They represent my story, they represent my identity, they represent my childhood.”  Ahmad is from Mesopotamia, one of the oldest civilisations in the world just west of

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  • How Change Actually Happens

    How Change Actually Happens

    “The solution to injustice is not just charity, but to change the systems that cause that kind of need in the first place.” – Bella Week, Organising Manager at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (pictured above). Given the national scope and reach of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre as it currently stands in 2019, it

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