documents, Forgotten Australians, memories, Responding to the National Apology

‘All I could have achieved’

Juanita Maria Burr, nee Broderick, was a resident of Nudgee Orphanage, Queensland, from 1944 (the year of her birth) to 1961. Here she shares some recollections, including photos of her singing at the World Expo, 1988, Brisbane.

A hand written note
A landscape page with images of a woman dressed in a blue suit, on stage and holding a microphone, at far left and right. The words 'Australian Pavilion World Expo 88' have been handwritten at the centre of the page, underneath a pencil drawing. Above the drawing is a card bearing the words 'A SURVIVOR / One of thousands from the Nudgee Orphanage'.
Juanita singing at World Expo 1988, Brisbane
Kevin Rudd, wearing an apron and holding tongs, stands to the right, with his arm around a woman's sholders.
Juanita with the Hon Kevin Rudd MP at Lotus Place, Brisbane
Kevin Rudd, wearing an apron and holding tongs, stands to the right, with his arm around a woman's sholders.
Juanita with the Hon Kevin Rudd MP at Lotus Place, Brisbane

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