Welcome to the Asylum Circle website
Asylum Circle is a collaborative project in Queensland that contributes to the support of people seeking asylum, and is auspiced by Communify Qld.
How Can I Help?
Who we are
Asylum Circle enhances pathways for ongoing coordinated support for people seeking asylum. We facilitate projects and assists with funding with the aim of improving services for asylum seekers.
Working for change
Our intention is that the resources and expertise of NGOs, church groups, mosques, community volunteers and businesses are utilised more efficiently through a collaborative effort.
How We Help
Asylum Circle is focused on projects that enable better service delivery and will assist with referrals to other organisations for community advocacy and education.
Asylum Circle has a project office with a project co-ordinatorand a case manager between Romero Centre and Asylum Circle. This position is funded for 12 months by CRAQ.
Immigration legal support is the difference between staying and going.
In Queensland there are over 2,000 people seeking asylum living in our communities on bridging visas.
They need to engage in the legal process of applying for a temporary protection visa.
These people are waiting with quiet dignity to have their claims heard. The majority of people are relying on pro bono lawyers and community legal services.
It is a matter of urgency that applications are completed in the given time frame. This is their only opportunity to secure temporary protection.
You can transform the life of another human being by giving them the gift of access to an immigration lawyer.
Peter Dutton’s Department of Home Affairs decided that the substantial majority of asylum seekers awaiting the determination of their applications for refugee status will have their income support terminated.Read More