Ruby Jane Perkins shares her poem "The Stranger".
"Institutional abuse does not stop when we age out of the system". Former Senator Andrew Murray shares the essay that he co-authored with Dr Marilyn Rock "The Enduring Legacy of Growing Up In Care in 20th Century Australia".
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.
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.
Helen Harms writes about her experiences and shares photographs from her childhood in Nazareth House, Wynumm, Queensland.
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.
Christine Harms is performing at the National Museum of Australia as part of "Music to Remember", on 16 November, 2011. This concert has been scheduled to acknowledge the second anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants. Hear her latest recording of her original song "Give it Up", dedicated to Al 'Crow' Fletcher, the author of "Brutal: Surviving Westbrook Boys Home".
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.
Join the Forgotten Australians' rally in Canberra on the second anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.