• Winter Appeal – Why we need your help

    Winter Appeal – Why we need your help

    Right now the ability of people seeking asylum to survive in the community is under threat. With no food, no home and no medical care, this is the reality for many. It’s an unfolding humanitarian crisis and we need your help to fund the increasing demand on our key services. ARTICLE   ASRC Winter Appeal

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  • The Situation Right Now for People Cut From SRSS

    The Situation Right Now for People Cut From SRSS

    Aida’s daughter’s favourite subject at school is art. She loves drawing and puzzles and playing on the swings at the local park. Three months ago just before her daughter turned 6, Aida received a letter in the mail. A letter from the Government to advise that their family support payments, that they need to survive,

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  • 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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