Lina Hernandez

Studied a Masters in International and Public Law at the University of Melbourne

Lina Hernandez now works for the Australian Red Cross

Lina is currently a caseworker with Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme (ASAS programme), Australian Red Cross, based in Melbourne, Victoria

"The ASAS programme provides financial assistance for asylum seekers awaiting an outcome on their protection visa application. My role is to assist asylum seekers in accessing this assistance, such as help with basic living expenses and general health care. I also help to provide referrals to the health services, counselling, accommodation, education and legal services."