10th November 2021
What started out as an idea nine years ago, has now become a reality for two healthcare workers who are changing the lives of thousands of asylum seekers and refugees...
28th June 2021
Cabrini Outreach and Primary Care Connect to open primary care clinic in Shepparton, seek pro bono GP assistance
Cabrini Outreach and Primary Care Connect will today (23 June 2021) open a primary care clinic dedicated to offering free healthcare for refugees and asylum seekers in Shepparton.
23rd April 2021
When asylum seekers and refugees arrive here in Melbourne, they often have not had access to the same immunisations that others born and raised here might have.
6th April 2021
Over the last year the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many communities across the world, including those here in Australia.
23rd March 2021
There may be low rates of Tuberculosis in Australia, but in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) it is a different story.
15th February 2021
by Professor Suresh Sundram, Director of Research, Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Program
12th February 2021
Pharmacy Waiver program provides much-needed relief for people seeking asylum during COVID-19 pandemic
Medication to treat chronic disease or illnesses can be a costly and ongoing process, particularly if it requires on-going medication.
10th February 2021
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Cabrini’s Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub (the Hub) has been inundated with referrals for individuals and families struggling to survive with no income.
19th August 2020
When masks were mandated in Melbourne, Cabrini Outreach organised a 48 hour emergency face mask appeal aimed to raise funds to supply masks for all clients and their families of...
11th August 2020
Cabrini Outreach will expand its specialist mental health services to regional Victoria in response to increasing need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
16th June 2020
A Melbourne psychologist is just days away from submitting a PhD she hopes will change the future for asylum seekers.
22nd May 2020
Each year, volunteers for Cabrini Outreach give around 2000 hours of their time to helping others.
21st April 2020
Tan* is a 27 year old single mother of two. She and her children, aged six and ten at the time, arrived in Australia by plane from South East Asia...
7th April 2020
When Cabrini Outreach needed someone to repair medical equipment in Papua New Guinea’s Madang Provincial Hospital, Cabrini Technology Group’s Tim Staker knew just who to call.
13th March 2020
Cabrini Outreach is improving the delivery of health services in Papua New Guinea, through its work at Malala Health Centre, in collaboration with Catholic Healthcare Services Papua New Guinea.
4th March 2020
Cabrini Outreach welcomed the opportunity to provide a written submission to the Senate Select Committee on Temporary Migration.
29th November 2019
Help us celebrate Christmas at Cabrini by supporting our Giving Tree for asylum seekers in Melbourne or our international programs in Ethiopia, Swaziland and Papua New Guinea.
14th November 2019
Recently our staff at the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub were invited to participate at a Refugee Panel with writer, poet, activist and refugee Flora Chol.
16th September 2019
Recognition of increased needs for Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Specialist Mental Health Services
Cabrini Outreach welcomes the announcement on Sunday 8th September by the Victorian health minister, Martin Foley, of $3m in funding to cover health and support services for 6,000 asylum seekers...
16th September 2019
Cabrini Outreach welcomes the appointment of Sue Williams as the new CEO for Cabrini Australia.
4th September 2019
Cabrini Outreach is recruiting a team for the 2019 Melbourne Marathon Festival this October to raise funds for Cabrini Outreach Asylum Seeker health services, with a target of reaching $10,000.
16th August 2019
We support the maintenance of legislation that allows relevant transitory persons to be temporarily transferred to Australia to receive appropriate medical, surgical and/or psychiatric care, that otherwise would not be...
22nd July 2019
Dr Gillian Singleton is Medical Director of the Cabrini Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub in Melbourne, and has experienced the issues faced by the people of the Legacy Caseload firsthand.
1st July 2019
Cabrini Outreach welcomed the opportunity to respond to the request for input into the Royal Commission into Mental Health announced by the Victorian Government.
1st July 2019
Join us at ‘The Lion King’ Fundraiser movie night to raise funds for the delivery of primary health care services in Papua New Guinea.Cabrini Foundation and Cabrini Outreach will host...
19th February 2019
Cabrini’s Asylum Seeker and Refugee Health Hub in Brunswick is helping some of the most vulnerable in our community.
18th February 2019
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.
22nd January 2019
Cabrini Outreach welcomed the opportunity to shape the Terms of Reference for the Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health.
14th January 2019
Cabrini Outreach welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Review into Integration, Employment and Settlement Outcomes for Refugees and Humanitarian Entrants.
20th December 2018
Christmas is one of the happiest and holiest feast days in the Christian calendar, a joyous time that resonates around the world.
18th December 2018
Cabrini Outreach has been sending an orthopaedic surgical team to Modilon General Hospital in Papua New Guinea since 2000.
3rd December 2018
Cabrini Outreach - Christmas Giving Tree for asylum seekers - Donate now
29th November 2018
“And let us not grow weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not lose heart” (Galatians 6v9).
16th October 2018
The Cabrini Outreach team who took part in the Melbourne Marathon Festival 2018 successfully completed our events including two marathoners.
12th October 2018
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.
12th October 2018
Cabrini Outreach has been supporting an annual visit by a team of orthopaedic medical professionals to Madang, Papua New Guinea since 2000.
7th September 2018
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...
17th August 2018
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...
17th August 2018
At Cabrini, we have been busy hosting visitors in Melbourne for an international health conference held from 6 until 8 August
15th August 2018
A teenager from Tonga has had life-changing surgery thanks to surgeon Mr William Blake and his team at Cabrini Malvern.
1st August 2018
Around 7000 asylum seekers on bridging visas, for instance, have lost status resolution support services (SRSS), which includes income assistance of $35 a day.
22nd July 2018
“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.
3rd July 2018
by Catherine Garner, Group Director Mission and Cabrini Outreach
12th June 2018
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.
25th March 2018
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.
31st August 2017
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.
17th October 2016
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.
22nd August 2016
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...
22nd February 2016
Cabrini has announced the development of an asylum seeker and refugee health hub, a much needed service in Melbourne’s inner-north.