Bands & baked goods: fundraiser laid out for asylum centre

Impassioned volunteers are organising a huge day of entertainment at the Phoenix Youth Centre this Sunday to support the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s move to Footscray.

asylumseekerfundraiserJamie Hay, Jess Locke, Billy Mathieson, Ash Fox and Tom Curry, Paddy Cashman will provide acoustic performances and Clara Sione will lay down some spoken word.

Locals have got behind the fundraiser by generously donating goods to a community market which will run throughout the event. Stuff for sale includes baked goods, art, craft and pre-loved clothing.

Entry is by donation, with a recommended amount of $10 per head.

All proceeds go directly to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, a non-profit organisation that provides material aid, health, legal, counselling, casework and food bank to asylum seekers.

This is an all-ages, alcohol and drug free event.

Interested in donating some goods to the community market? Contact Laura at

Asylum Seeker Fundraiser
When: 2pm Sunday 15 December
Where: Phoenix Youth Centre, 72 Buckley Street