Former resident of Hay, Wilma Robb, shares her photographs taken at the Hay Girls Reunion in 2007.
Bonney Djuric is a former resident of Parramatta Girls Home. Here is a section from her film Asylum which was produced as a major art work for her Honours year in 2005 at the National Art School, Sydney.
Leigh Westin was a resident of Scarba House and Parramatta Girls' Home, both in New South Wales. Here she shares her latest poem.
Junita Lyon, a resident of Parramatta Girls Home in 1970–71, remembers her time in the institution.
Bonney Djuric was funded by the Parramatta City Council through the Parramatta Heritage fund to write social history of Parramatta Girls Home entitled "Abandon all Hope". Here is a promotional video of Bonney's unpublished manuscript.
B eth Pinkerton was a resident of Parramatta Girls Home in 1966-67 and writes a poetic response to the National Apology.
In this post, Bonney reflects in both words and images on the federal apology to the Forgotten Australians and Lost Innocents.
Wilma Robb was incarcerated in Parramatta Girls Home and Hay Institution for Girls. One way she tells her story is through painting.