Listen to Garry Shooks, a Forgotten Australian, talk about his life in institutional 'care'.
Should every day be an R U OK Day? R U OK? is a non-profit Australian organisation which aims to provide a national focus and leadership on suicide prevention.
'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.
Silky Oaks Children's Home was founded by the Open Brethren and first opened in Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland in 1940. In 1946 the Home was relocated to Manly. Former Silky Oaks resident Diane Tronc shares historical photos of the Home and the May 2011 Silky Oaks Reunion.
Heather Templeman shares a photo and memories of cleaning the floor at Catherine Booth Salvation Army Girls Home.
Rupert Hewison a former Child Migrant from Britain shares the photographs he took as an eight year old at Fairbridge House, Tresca, in Tasmania.
Kathleen Foley, a former resident of St Vincent's Orphanage, Nudgee, kindly shared this photo.
Dr. Wendy Sutton, who was an inmate in The Pines (Convent of the Good Shepherd, Plympton) shares her experiences, including how she met her life-long friend.
'My Ireland' is the name that Mary Brownlee gave to the apron that was given to her by Sister Judith Kelly, at St. Joseph's Home, Kincumber, NSW.
Barbara spent time as a child in Opal House, Opal Joyce Wilding Home, Wilson Youth Hospital, Vaughan House, The Haven and at Wolston Park Hospital (Osler House) between the years 1970 and 1979. Barbara is now the co-ordinator of the support group Now Remembered Australians Inc. In her poem 'One Man', Barbara pays tribute to Fr. Wally Dethlefs who helped to establish The Justice for Juveniles Group, previously known as the Wilson Protest Group.