Asylum Circle is a collaborative project in Queensland that contributes to the support of people seeking asylum.

Asylum Circle enhances pathways for ongoing coordinated support, facilitates projects and assists with funding options in collaboration with other stakeholders in the sector with the aim of improving services for people seeking asylum.

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.

Asylum Circle is focussed on projects that enable better service delivery and will refer to other organisations for community advocacy and education.

Asylum Circle has a project office with a project co-ordinator, Anne Hilton. Cassie Walker has been  appointed as a case manager between Romero Centre and Asylum Circle. This position is funded for 12 months by CRAQ.

Key agencies involved in our Collaborative Model

Community Partners we support and who support the work of Asylum Circle

We are a proactive member of BRASS, Bardon St Vincent de Paul Conference, Friends of Bardon volunteers and supporters, Buddies Sunshine Coast, Indooroopilly Uniting Church, Mums 4 Refugees, Redlands 4 Refugees, Refugee Association of Logan, Logan Together, BrisWest.

Our People

Advisory Committee

Lisa Siganto: Chair Person
Adele Rice: Member of Asylum Circle
Fiona Jackson: Member of Asylum Circle
Karen Dare: CEO of Communify Queensland

Asylum Circle Staff

Anne Hilton: Project Coordinator, Asylum Circle
Cassie Walker: Transitional Case Coordinator, Asylum Circle and Romero Centre
Mandy Cox: Communify Multicultural Manager