articles/lectures, documents, film, Forgotten Australians, memories, photos

‘Sins of a Child’

'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.

Child Migrants, memories

The orphan who unorphaned himself

Patrick O'Flaherty arrived in Australia in 1947 thinking he was a war orphan and not knowing that his mother was alive in England. Read Patrick's contribution to 'Where's the fair go? The decline of equity in Australia', for more on his life in Australia, his shaky reunion with his mother and reconnecting with his family in Wales and Ireland.

articles/lectures, Child Migrants, documents, events, Forgotten Australians, Stolen Generations

Rally for children’s safety

Carolin Wenzel from The Benevolent Society lets us know about two current ways to support children's safety. Members of the public are invited to suubmit their view to the Senate Inquiry into Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 [Provisions]. There is also a Rally for Children's Safety at Parliament House, Canberra on Wednesday 25 May 2011.