Join the Forgotten Australians' rally in Canberra on the second anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
Wings for Survivors provided the National Museum with information concerning the petition to save the Ballarat Orphanage site.
Carolin Wenzel from The Benevolent Society lets us know about two current ways to support children's safety. Members of the public are invited to suubmit their view to the Senate Inquiry into Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 [Provisions]. There is also a Rally for Children's Safety at Parliament House, Canberra on Wednesday 25 May 2011.
This is a song by Graham Evans, a resident of St Michael’s Home, Baulkham Hills, 1958 to 1962 and St Vincent’s Boys Home, Westmead, 1962 to 1966.
Victim compensation schemes are important to those Forgotten Australians who suffered harm in Children's Homes.
Two of Rachael Romero's paintings depict some of her experiences at 'The Pines' in South Australia.
On 1 April 2008, the South Australian Children in State Care Commission of Inquiry report was tabled in State Parliament. Commissioner Ted Mullighan QC led the associated inquiry which included 1592 allegations of sexual abuse and the investigation of the deaths of 924 children in state care.
On Tuesday 16 November, to mark the first anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and former Child Migrants, ACT Forgotten Australians and Women and Prisons (WAP) marched across Commonwealth Avenue Bridge in Canberra. Here are the photographs of the event taken by George Serras, the senior photographer at the National Museum of Australia.
Gabrielle Short shares her photographs from the unveiling of the permanent memorial to Victorian Forgotten Australians on Southbank Promenade in the City of Melbourne.
Wilma nee Wilma Cassidy held up this napkin in the Great Hall of Parliament House during the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and former Child Migrants on 16 November 2009.