"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.
Helen Harms writes about her experiences and shares photographs from her childhood in Nazareth House, Wynumm, Queensland.
Graham Evans shares a photograph of the St Vincent's choir in 1962.
'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.
Sally Pryor, from 'The Canberra Times', reported on last week's talk by Alfred Fletcher, author of 'Brutal', at the National Museum of Australia.
The National Museum of Australia has produced a resource about Forgotten Australians for teachers of History and Studies of Society. This unit has been sent to every seconday school within Australia.
'My identity was stolen from me'. Child Migrant Ann McVeigh shares her personal history and photographs of St Joseph's Orphanage, Subiaco (now Wembley), WA.
'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.
Read the Catholic 'Record' newspaper's report of the arrival of young Oliver Cosgrove, one of 65 children on board the SS 'New Australia' in 1953.