How is a Forgotten Australian supposed to obtain redress when his former institution 'destroyed' its records? A daughter of a Forgotten Australian shares letters from the Government of Western Australia and the Salvation Army.
Listen to author Al 'Crow' Fletcher talk about his experiences at Westbrook Farm Home for Boys.
Read the letter from Superintendent of Quarrier's Homes, Scotland to Former Child Migrant, Hugh McGowan's mother asking for her permission to send her son to Australia.
Further to her post on 11 July, this year, Priscilla Taylor has provided more letters from her personal government file which show that her mother had very few rights with regard to visiting her.
Forgotten Australian and author Lily Fontaine has published her autobiography 'The Other Side'.
'Where the little inmates are permitted to grow up natural and normal human beings.' 'Inside' assistant curator Karolina Kilian came across a 1933 'Australian Women's Weekly' article about the Church of England Homes for Children.
As a young girl growing up in the Church of England Girls Home, Carlingford, NSW, Dianne Gallagher knew that the staff didn't forward her letters to her mother. So, Dianne used to give her letters to her school friend to post.
Maureen Redding discussed the subject of Forgotten Australians with Michael Daley, MP, Member for Maroubra. As a result, last Thursday, in the NSW Legislative Assembly, Michael Daley argued in favour of Royal Commission and a national reparation fund for Forgotten Australians.
Josephine Littlehawk generously donated her scrapbook to the National Museum of Australia. It contains photographs and memorabilia relating to her childhood at St Joseph's Orphanage Goulburn and recent inquiries, apologies and memorials.
The Queensland Department of Communities has published a booklet to provide former residents of institutional care with information about the records of institutions that have been located to this date.