Singer/songwriter Leanne Hawkins who spent time in St Michael's, in Bathurst. Here you can view her latest video clip for her song 'Momma'.
Josephine Littlehawk generously donated her scrapbook to the National Museum of Australia. It contains photographs and memorabilia relating to her childhood at St Joseph's Orphanage Goulburn and recent inquiries, apologies and memorials.
'My identity was stolen from me'. Child Migrant Ann McVeigh shares her personal history and photographs of St Joseph's Orphanage, Subiaco (now Wembley), WA.
'Christiana, in our eyes you were a success', said Leicester about his mother at her funeral. Leicester's eulogy is an account of his history and a tribute to Christiana. It also offers insights into how children were institutionalised in Australia.
Another orphanage photo that sparked a memory of lost people. Do you know anyone who was at St Joseph's in Kincumber in 1957? Mike is looking for his sisters.
In the first of a two-part post, Cath points to some photographs of an orphanage, and marvels at the connections to be made by sharing online.
It was a cold grey building run by cold grey nuns who mercilessly controlled the children in their care. When a child cried, or laughed out of turn, or stumbled over their prayers, or wet their bed, they were punished.