How is a Forgotten Australian supposed to obtain redress when his former institution 'destroyed' its records? A daughter of a Forgotten Australian shares letters from the Government of Western Australia and the Salvation Army.
'Inever spoke of the abuse because it seemed normal. I had been abused in the orphanage'. In 1957, Donna, aged three, was sent into institutional care with her sister and four brothers. Donna shared her personal history with the National Museum.
NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge will move to amend the Roman Catholic Church Trust Property Act so that victims have access to just compensation.
Journalist Neena Bhandari discusses the needs of Forgotten Australians and former Child Migrants in her article 'Forgotten Australians Demand More Than Apologies'.
Tstate of redress in Western Australia for Forgotten Australians and former Child Migrants was covered by SBS on 1 June 2011.
Victims Services from the NSW Government Department of Justice and Attorney General will be holding a Compensation Users Forum on 27 April 2011.
Victim compensation schemes are important to those Forgotten Australians who suffered harm in Children's Homes.
The Salvation Army apology for survivors of Salvation Army Girls and Boys Homes of Australia will take place this week in Canberra.
Diane Tronc was born in 1961 and was a resident, with her five siblings, of Silky Oaks Children's Home in Manly, Brisbane from 1962 until 1974. Diane shares her submission to the current Senate Review of Government Compensation Payments.
Rhonda Trivett, at the age of 13, from 1974 – 1981, was locked in the maximum security ward (Osler House), in Wolston Park Hospital, Brisbane. In her video, talks about her experiences and the need for redress.