• International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

    International Women’s Day Celebration 2019

    ‘The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.’ As everyone at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, these words by feminist, journalist and activist

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  • ASRC launches #RightTrack campaign in Sydney

    In August this year, the ASRC launched its #Right Track campaign in Sydney as part of a vital national engagement project that aims to change the community conversation around people seeking asylum and champion a fair and more humane approach. A launch event earlier that month signaled the opening of the ASRC’s first NSW office staffed by a

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  • Getting on the #RightTrack in 2017

    Getting on the #RightTrack in 2017

    The ASRC is hosting an event that introduces our #RightTrack campaign in 2017 and ways you can get involved, and help change attitudes about the rights of people seeking asylum.  Please join us for this important campaign event on Tuesday, 31 January from 6pm– 8pm to hear about our #RightTrack Campaign in 2017. Event details: Tuesday January

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  • Time to embrace the potential refugees offer Australia

    Time to embrace the potential refugees offer Australia

    Written by ASRC CEO and Founder, Kon Karapanagiotidis. Illustration: Michael Leunig My own story begins with my grandmother. When I think of her, I first think of her calloused hands. They carried a lifetime of struggle and grief and were heavy with sacrifice. But they were strong and resilient. My grandma survived as a refugee,

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  • This is NØT a Protest

    This is NØT a Protest

    After six months of conversations, rehearsals, story-telling, and planning meetings over lunch at the ASRC, the ASRC Theatre Art Group is thrilled to launch its major performance, This is NOT a Protest at the BIG WEST Festival in Footscray, featuring people seeking asylum as co-creators and performers. This is a protest, that is not a protest, where

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