Listen to Alliance for Forgotten Australians' Chair, Caroline Carroll, talk, on SBS Radio, about the 'dark secret' of Australia's history that she argues should be included in Australia's national curriculum.
'These are my observations, thoughts & feelings', writes Diane Mancuso. Many Forgotten Australians bear the burden of memories associated with institutional 'care'. In this series of poems entitled 'DOCS' (Department of Children's Services), Diane courageously demonstrates the intergenerational risk of children being lost to out-of-home care. The cycle sadly continues.
Listen to the interview with Forgotten Australian Rosie Klohs and her brother Bill, reunited after 53 years.
Read the letter from Superintendent of Quarrier's Homes, Scotland to Former Child Migrant, Hugh McGowan's mother asking for her permission to send her son to Australia.
Forgotten Australian and author Lily Fontaine has published her autobiography 'The Other Side'.
Local Westbrook resident and Inside website contributor Clayton Rogers invites all Westbrook Boys Home survivors to the Westbrook Family Fun Day.
As a young girl growing up in the Church of England Girls Home, Carlingford, NSW, Dianne Gallagher knew that the staff didn't forward her letters to her mother. So, Dianne used to give her letters to her school friend to post.
Carole May Smith shares a poem written by her deceased brother Christopher Peter Carroll. Chris grew up in homes in three states. He died just before Carole was to meet him after a 15 year separation.
The Queensland Department of Communities has published a booklet to provide former residents of institutional care with information about the records of institutions that have been located to this date.
Diane Mancuso shares two stories about growing up in a large Irish family in the suburbs, time spent in Bidura children's home and beyond. Diane has also written a poem, 'Billy Billy', about her brother who was also in 'care' and later died on his birthday.