Listen to Garry Shooks, a Forgotten Australian, talk about his life in institutional 'care'.
Forgotten Australian Diane Mancuso, who recently re-connected with her UK-based sister, shares a poem about her family's history, written by her nephew, Simon Houlders.
Singer/songwriter Leanne Hawkins who spent time in St Michael's, in Bathurst. Here you can view her latest video clip for her song 'Momma'.
'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.
Graham Evans shares a photograph of the St Vincent's choir in 1962.
'Where the little inmates are permitted to grow up natural and normal human beings.' 'Inside' assistant curator Karolina Kilian came across a 1933 'Australian Women's Weekly' article about the Church of England Homes for Children.
NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge will move to amend the Roman Catholic Church Trust Property Act so that victims have access to just compensation.
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.
Maureen Redding discussed the subject of Forgotten Australians with Michael Daley, MP, Member for Maroubra. As a result, last Thursday, in the NSW Legislative Assembly, Michael Daley argued in favour of Royal Commission and a national reparation fund for Forgotten Australians.
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.