News

19th February 2019

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub

Cabrini’s Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub in Brunswick is helping some of the most vulnerable in our community.

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18th February 2019

Pharmacy Waiver Program launches in Epping

Critical support for people seeking asylum living in Hume and Whittlesea is now available through a new Pharmacy Waiver Program, launched by Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny MP. 

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20th December 2018

Season's Greetings from our CEO

Christmas is one of the happiest and holiest feast days in the Christian calendar, a joyous time that resonates around the world.

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18th December 2018

Surgical visit to Papua New Guinea reinforces love of the job

Cabrini Outreach has been sending an orthopaedic surgical team to Modilon General Hospital in Papua New Guinea since 2000.

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3rd December 2018

Cabrini Outreach Christmas giving tree appeal

Cabrini Outreach - Christmas Giving Tree for asylum seekers - Donate now

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29th November 2018

Be encouraged – an update from Cabrini Ministries in Ethiopia

“And let us not grow weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not lose heart” (Galatians 6v9).

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16th October 2018

$5,000 raised for Asylum Seeker health

 The Cabrini Outreach team who took part in the Melbourne Marathon Festival 2018 successfully completed our events including two marathoners.

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12th October 2018

Inaugural John Griffiths Research Travel Scholarship

John Griffiths commenced volunteering in Papua New Guinea in 1998 and led the first Cabrini Outreach Orthopaedic Service Program to Modilon General Hospital in Papua New Guinea in 2000.

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12th October 2018

Cabrini Outreach PNG Orthopaedic Service and Education Program

Cabrini Outreach has been supporting an annual visit by a team of orthopaedic medical professionals to Madang, Papua New Guinea since 2000. 

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7th September 2018

Run, walk or sponsor Cabrini Outreach

Cabrini Outreach is participating in the Melbourne Marathon and is asking for help to fund raise for Cabrini Asylum Seeker Health Services by fundraising when they run or walk in...

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17th August 2018

Call for support from Victorian Premier

The Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub is a signatory to a recent letter to Premier Daniel Andrews from the Network of Asylum Seeker Agencies Victoria (NASAVic) asking for...

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17th August 2018

International Health Meeting in Melbourne

At Cabrini, we have been busy hosting visitors in Melbourne for an international health conference held from 6 until 8 August

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15th August 2018

Life-changing surgery for Tongan teenager thanks to the generosity of Cabrini

A teenager from Tonga has had life-changing surgery thanks to surgeon Mr William Blake and his team at Cabrini Malvern.

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1st August 2018

Cry, the murderous country - Eureka Street

Around 7000 asylum seekers on bridging visas, for instance, have lost status resolution support services (SRSS), which includes income assistance of $35 a day.

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22nd July 2018

Call for doctors to help looming asylum seeker mental health crisis - The Age

“Lives are at risk and we’re unable to deal with the demand,” says Dr Tram Nguyen, the hub’s director of mental health services.

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3rd July 2018

Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub

by Catherine Garner, Group Director Mission and Cabrini Outreach

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12th June 2018

Fears for vulnerable people affected by SRSS changes

Medical professionals providing direct care to clients of Cabrini’s Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub have expressed concern about the impact Federal Government’s cuts to payments for refugees and asylum seekers.

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25th March 2018

Cabrini calls for the reinstatement of basic services for people seeking asylum

In March 2018, the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub experienced a surge in demand with a 100 per cent increase in the number of referrals for the month.

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31st August 2017

Cabrini's stand on compassionate support for asylum seekers

On Sunday 27 August, the Federal Government confirmed its intention to cut income and housing support for 370 asylum seekers brought to Australia from Nauru and Manus Island for medical care.

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17th October 2016

Cabrini supports earthquake appeal

On 10 October, Cabrini presented a donation of $10,000 to the Amatrice Earthquake Appeal, in order to assist the community of Amatrice in recovering from this tragic event.

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22nd August 2016

Services underway at Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub

The Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub, which was opened officially in May this year, is providing a much needed service in Melbourne’s inner north filling the gap in...

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22nd February 2016

Media Release New asylum seeker and refugee health hub announced

Cabrini has announced the development of an asylum seeker and refugee health hub, a much needed service in Melbourne’s inner-north.

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