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Medical testing on children

The University of Melbourne, in 2009, acknowledged its prior use of children in orphanages as human guinea-pigs in medical research in 2009. Read Tom Thompson's recollections of men in white coats giving him injections at a Children's Home in Parkville, VIC.

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Children’s mass grave in Sydney

Over 100 bodies of unidentified children were discovered during a recent rebuild of the psychiatric ward at Sydney Children's Hospital – the site of the former Randwick Asylum for Destitute Children. Here, John Murray shares photographs of the ceremony held for their reinterment.