The Queensland Government has published key findings from consultations, beginning in 2000, with Forgotten Australians.
'We were just whipped away; we didn't know where we were going,' says Carmel Durant, who grew up in Bidura Home, Glebe, NSW and with various foster parents. Read Glenn Ellard's report in the 'South Coast Register' about the chalk drawing Carmel made when she was ten years old.
Juanita Maria Burr, nee Broderick, was a resident of Nudgee Orphanage, Queensland, from 1944 (the year of her birth) to 1961. Here she shares a recollection, including photos of her singing at the World Expo, 1988, Brisbane.
'The Superintendent said, "Don't look at me in that tone of voice" and banged boy 90's head several times against the tin wall'. Read the full 1961 report of the Inquiry into Westbrook Farm Home for Boys by Stipendiary Magistrate, Mr AE Schwarten.
The names of Child Migrants from Britain and Malta are included on commemorative panels erected in Fremantle by the Western Australian Museum.
Catholic Health Australia chief executive officer Martin Laverty says that he is prepared to apologise to the victims of forced adoptions, according to a recent report.
'No longer a number - my name is Rosie'. Rosie grew up as number 20280. Her experience as a state ward left her with post-traumatic stress disorder. She's now in recovery and a Remembered Australian and has made a short film about her experiences.
'Iconducted an archaelogical excavation of my past ...' Listen to Margaret Spivey talk about her autobiography 'Defying the Gatekeeper: One Girl's True Story of Resistance and Rebellion'.
Listen to an interview with Dr Michael Davey, former ward of the state and author of 'Journey of Hope', on ABC Radio National.
The University of Melbourne, in 2009, acknowledged its prior use of children in orphanages as human guinea-pigs in medical research in 2009. Read Tom Thompson's recollections of men in white coats giving him injections at a Children's Home in Parkville, VIC.