Child Migrants, events, film, Responding to the National Apology

Oranges and Sunshine #3

by Adele Chynoweth on 25 May, 2011

ABC-TV’s 7.30 program reports on the soon-to-be released film Oranges and Sunshine.

The video report was previously on the ABC website but is is no longer available.

1 thought on “Oranges and Sunshine #3”

  1. Australian institutions failed every criterion of child welfare that was set out by Justice North, (Court of Appeal (Lindley, Bowen, and A.A. Smith, L JJ), 1892, November 11, North J, in McGrath (Infants) 1893 (1) Ch. 143 (148) affirmed):

    “The welfare of a child is not to be measured by money alone, or by physical comfort only. The word “welfare” must be taken in its widest sense. The moral and religious welfare of the child must be considered as well as its physical wellbeing. Nor can the ties of affection be disregarded.”

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