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.
In this song, David Mulholland provides a child's perspective of being made a ward of the state in children's court and being sent to a Children's Home.
Graham Evans shares his latest song lyrics.
You can listen to tracks from Leanne Hawkins' CD In Memory of Forgotten Australians at Leanne's website.
Singer/songwriter Leanne Hawkins is a second-generation Forgotten Australian.
Graham Evans dedicates his latest track to Forgotten Australians, former Child Migrants and members of the Stolen Generation.
Singer/songwriter Errol Gray dedicates the following tracks 'I Remember England' and 'I'm Going Home' to former Child Migrant Mick Snell whose personal history inspired these songs.
A former resident of Scarba Home for Children, New South Wales, 1950–51, and Parramatta Girls Home, 1961, shares her poem.
Before the National Apology Graham Evans a former 'Homey' wrote this folk song.
Will Carroll is a folk singer–song writer from Texas who wrote and recorded the following song, 'Magpies', to honour Forgotten Australians.