Graham Evans shares a photograph of the St Vincent's choir in 1962.
Graham Evans, who was sent to st Vincent's Boys Home, Westmead in 1962, has been contributing to this website since it began. Read Graham's latest song lyrics.
'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.
The Betrayal - Born in Innocence Raised in Hell is Wayne Miller's personal history of his life as a ward of the state, resident in St Vincent de Paul's Boys Home, South Melbourne and St Augustine's Boys Home, Highton, Geelong.
G raham Evans, a former resident of St Vincent's Westmead, recalls that printing the school newspaper was not a rewarding task.
How does she know my name? In an excerpt from the book Lives of Uncommon Children – Reflections of Forgotten Australians, Lana Syed remembers her reunion with one of the nuns who used to care for her at St Vincent's.
G raham Evans was a resident of St Vincent's Boys Home, Westmead from 1962 to 1966. Here he shares photographs of St Vincent's.
Gloria Lovely was taken to St Vincent's Orphanage, Nudgee, in 1943, when she was 18 months old. She was then sent to a foster family at the age of ten. Here, Gloria writes about her experience in foster care.
Graham Evans' short story is about a seven year old boy taken from his bereaved mother after his father committed suicide when he was four.
Graham Evans has released a new video for his songs.