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Imagined Archives

tn-Catalogue Imagine a participatory art project aimed at developing archives inspired by creativity and respect …
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RAD2 Workshops

RADP2_logo_tilesizeEarlier this year, 16 organisations were funded to make records more accessible to Care Leavers through the RAD2 (Records Access Documentation) Grants Program. In February, the RAD2 team delivered workshops to successful applicants.
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Reflections on the Royal Commission and the completion of the public hearing schedule

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3Today’s guest post by Simon Gardiner discusses the completion of the Royal Commission’s public hearings and reflects on what still remains to be done.
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Child Welfare Timeline

Interactive Child Welfare TimelineThe interactive Child Welfare Timeline was introduced to the Find & Connect web resource last year to provide a more engaging experience for people interested in an overview of the major events and legislation in the history of child welfare in Australia.
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Setting the Record Straight for the Rights of the Child

Thumbprint logo The National Summit on Setting the Record Straight for the Rights of the Child is less than 2 months away.
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Memorials to Lived Experience

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3Today we have a guest post from Alison Atkinson-Phillips, discussing her research into memorials to lived experience in Australia.
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Finding Records

tn_Even-more-boxes-on-shelvesThe Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has just completed its biggest ever records management project. Finding Records is a new website that allows users to find, read, download and print detailed guides to the collections of historical paper-based records related to former Victorian wards of the state and care leavers.
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The archival multiverse

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3In December 2016, I was part of a panel at the conference of the International Australian Studies Association (InASA) in Fremantle, hosted by the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University. Chaired by Dr Joanne Evans, the panel was titled ‘Reimagining the archive for archival autonomy’.
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RAD2 Successful Applicants

RADP2_logo_tilesizeThe Records Access Documentation (RAD2) Grants offer financial support to eligible organisations for projects that will help Care Leavers and relevant Support Services find and access records. We are pleased to announce the successful applicants for the 2016-2017 RAD2 Grants.
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The Care Leavers’ Perspective

404 Last year’s conference of the Australian Society of Archivists featured a plenary session: Towards a National Summit – Setting the Records Straight for the Rights of the Child. One of the presentations from this session is now available as a youtube video – Frank Golding’s ‘The Care Leavers’ Perspective’.
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