The blog is now closed. Thank you for trusting the National Museum to tell your history.
The Remembrance Day 2011 event in Brisbane on 7 December was well attended and affirming. Includes photographs from the event.
"Inside: Life in Children's Homes and Institutions" opened 15 November, 2011 at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra. Here are some photographs from the event, taken by George Serras.
Gabbi Rose shares photographs from the reunion of former inmates of the Winlaton Youth Training Centre, held at Open Place, Melbourne, on 29 October, 2011.
The blog will be closed on November 16, 2011 the day that the exhibition "Inside: Life in Children's Homes and Institutions" is open at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. Last day for sending posts for the Inside website is 9 November.
Join the Forgotten Australians' rally in Canberra on the second anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
Forgotten Australian Diane Mancuso, who recently re-connected with her UK-based sister, shares a poem about her family's history, written by her nephew, Simon Houlders.
Listen to author Al 'Crow' Fletcher talk about his experiences at Westbrook Farm Home for Boys.
Listen to the interview with Forgotten Australian Rosie Klohs and her brother Bill, reunited after 53 years.
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.