Every person, irrespective of age, race, gender or religion has the right to live safely, free from persecution. When applying to Australia for protection, asylum seekers should be treated with
dignity and respect and their claims should be processed with expediency.


Join a vigil on 19th July

For the past four years successive Australian governments have chosen to make people seeking safety suffer in offshore detention.

The men, women and children abandoned in offshore detention are in immediate danger with nowhere safe to go. In October, Manus is being bulldozed, and the company that operates the Nauru camp will leave. This is an SOS.

On July 19, we will gather across the country for a candlelit vigil and shine a light in the dark. We will stand with those who have suffered, mourn those who have lost their lives and demand everyone on Manus and Nauru be brought to safety.

Click here to find or organise a vigil near you. In Melbourne, the BASP team will be joining the 6pm vigil at the State Library.

Work Wanted


Help BASP raise funds for housing

Family Support through English Teaching

We are looking for volunteers!

BASP is running a volunteer program to provide English lessons to asylum seekers in the community. Click here to learn more about the program and how you can volunteer.

Getting Involved

You can get involved through volunteering and donations and by staying informed.

As always, if you have any questions you would like answered, please post them to the site – we’ll do what we can to research and answer them for you.

Or contact us on queries@basp.org.au.