The Humanitarian Group is currently looking for volunteers to help at their Asylum Seeker Hub, which provides holistic help to people who arrived by boat and are applying for protection. The Hub runs every Thursday, from 9am to 12noon in Burswood. If you are interested, you should send your CV and availability to or

They are also running Seeking Refuge WA, a 6 week crowdfunding campaign which aims to help them assist the long list of people who arrived by boat and are applying for protection, but do not receive any government assistance to do so. Recently, this has become an even more urgent need, with the Australian Government announcing it could cut all support for people who do not apply for protection within as little as 60 days, even though they are on our waiting list. Please see the following link for more details:

Portia McDonald