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Royal Commission Final Report – Volume 8 Recordkeeping and Information Sharing

The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was released on Friday 15 December 2017. This blog post is a quick response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission relating to recordkeeping.
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Support Service Series – Wattle Place, NSW

The Support Service Series showcases Find & Connect Services in each state. Here you can get an idea of what happens after you contact a service.
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Support Service Series – Brolga Place, NT

The Support Service Series showcases Find & Connect Services in each state. Here you can get an idea of what happens after you contact a service.
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Are we in an ‘Age of Inquiry’ into institutional child abuse?

Inspired by the Find & Connect web resource, The Age of Inquiry is mapping institutional child abuse inquiries with the aim of developing a comprehensive, publicly available online database of historical child abuse inquiries globally.
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Support Service Series – Open Place Victoria

The Support Service Series showcases Find & Connect Services in each state. Open Place is Based in Victoria
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Find & Connect Blog Wins Award!

We are pleased to announce that our blog won a Mander Jones Award at this year’s Australian Society of Archivists Conference!
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Recording RAD2

There are more records up on site, Care Leavers can access records faster, and organisations are improving their records access policies thanks to the RAD2 funding round.
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Language and the Words We Use

The aim of this is not to censor, or to sugar-coat the history of ‘care’ – it is instead about us making more conscious choices about the language we use when we publish content. We acknowledge that language is not neutral or ‘historical’, and in reproducing offensive language we are endorsing or perpetuating systems that have caused great injustice and harm. It is also about acknowledging more fully the reality of those actions in the past, and the impacts of those that are ongoing.
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Encounters with the Immigrants’ Home – part 2

This is Part 2 of our blog post by guest author, Helen Morgan, for National Family History Month.
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Encounters with the Immigrants’ Home – part 1

For National Family History Month, we are publishing a blog post (in two parts) by Helen Morgan, Senior Research Fellow at the eScholarship Research Centre.
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