The DASSAN Hardship Fund is now expended

Please note the DASSAN Hardship Fund that was launched in April 2019 is now all spent. We have no funds left. We ask you to please tell anyone you know who wants monetary support from DASSAN that we cannot pay anyone now. If we can raise more money in the future we...

ADD YOUR VOICE TO CLOSE MANUS AND CLOSE NAURU!

Australian policy has exiled asylum seekers and refugees since 19 July 2013 to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Nauru, where they are held involuntarily and indefinitely in harsh and dangerous conditions. Twelve men have died. Suicide ideation is widespread,...

2 September 2016 update – the future of DASSAN

Dear Friends, As you are likely to know, Darwin’s detention centres have now closed. You might be asking what happens to DASSAN now? We've been asking ourselves the same thing. Since its inception, DASSAN's role has been primarily to advocate for and support the large...