Interdisciplinary artist Rachael Romero is currently creating the Magdalene Laundry Diary drawings for her forthcoming film. Here she shares some more images from her work in progress.
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 one of her recent poems.
Listen to author Al 'Crow' Fletcher talk about his experiences at Westbrook Farm Home for Boys.
Interdisciplinary artist Rachel Romero is currently creating the Magdalene Laundry Diary drawings for her forthcoming film.
'The Superintendent said, "Don't look at me in that tone of voice" and banged boy 90's head several times against the tin wall'. Read the full 1961 report of the Inquiry into Westbrook Farm Home for Boys by Stipendiary Magistrate, Mr AE Schwarten.
'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.
Rachael Romero, a former inmate of the The Pines, the Convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Plympton, South Australia, shares her drawing A Severed Life.
An X-ray scan of a leather strap made by Bill Brennan, who grew up in Clontarf Boys' Town, WA, shows internal metal reinforcements inserted to give the strap more strength.
New York artist and former resident of The Pines (Good Shepherd Convent), Adelaide SA, Rachael Romero shares artwork from her pending publication 'Artist's Portfolio: Nothing Sacred'.
Heather Templeman shares a photo and memories of cleaning the floor at Catherine Booth Salvation Army Girls Home.