Josephine Littlehawk generously donated her scrapbook to the National Museum of Australia. It contains photographs and memorabilia relating to her childhood at St Joseph's Orphanage Goulburn and recent inquiries, apologies and memorials.
Leigh Westin, who grew up in Scarba House and Parramatta Girls Home, is sewing a memorial entitled "No More Silent Tears for Forgotten Australians". The memorial is comprised of a large panel of handkerchiefs each decorated by those who spent time in a Children's Home or institution.
Alan Bowles, who grew up in a Salvation Army Home, shares the song he wrote and performed at the unveiling of the Victorian memorial to Forgotten Australians, in Melbourne on 25 October 2010.
On Friday 10th December the memorial to Western Australian Forgotten Australians was unveiled on the grassed area in front of the Western Australian Museum’s Jubilee Building, Perth Cultural Centre, James Street, Perth. A Forgotten Australian pauses at the memorial to share her memories.
Bob McGuire shares his photo of the memorial plaque that they have put on the site after 107 years, naming 24 babies who died at Parkerville.
Gabrielle Short shares her photographs from the unveiling of the permanent memorial to Victorian Forgotten Australians on Southbank Promenade in the City of Melbourne.
Today is Forget-me-knot Day in which Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) asks all Australians to unite in support of the more than 2 million Australian adults surviving child abuse.
On Tuesday November 16, 8.30 pm, SBSONE will be screening the documentary Forgotten Australians.
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.
A permanent memorial to Victorian Forgotten Australians will be unveiled at Southbank Promenade in Melbourne at 2pm on Monday 25 October, 2010.