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"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.
Janice Konstantinidis was an inmate in Mount Saint Canice, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, where she worked as an unpaid child labourer in the Good Shepherd Sisters’ commercial laundry. Janice now lives in California in USA. Here she shares her writing about her paternal grandmother.
Former Child Migrant Rupert Hewison shares his personal history, from his time at St. Faith's Home in Surry, UK to his being sent to Fairbridge House ‘Tresca’ in Tasmania.
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.
Helen Harms writes about her experiences and shares photographs from her childhood in Nazareth House, Wynumm, Queensland.
Listen to Garry Shooks, a Forgotten Australian, talk about his life in institutional 'care'.
View the latest film by Rachael Romero depicting, through drawings and poetry, her experiences at The Pines in South Australia.
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.