Silky Oaks Children's Home was founded by the Open Brethren and first opened in Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland in 1940. In 1946 the Home was relocated to Manly. Former Silky Oaks resident Diane Tronc shares historical photos of the Home and the May 2011 Silky Oaks Reunion.
Gabrielle Short has organised a reunion of former inmates from the Winlaton Youth Training Centre. 'It's time to hold our heads up high and be proud of who we are and the fact that we have survived and are still here to tell our stories,' says Gabbi. The reunion will take place at Open Place in Melbourne on 29 October 2011.
Coral shares a photograph from her 2004 reunion at St Brigid's Girls Home.