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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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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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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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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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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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‘That’s what happened to me. It’s got to stop.’

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 “You’ve got to do something, mate. Did you see it the other night? The bastards! It was brutal. That’s what happened to me. It’s got to stop.”
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Visualising #blogjune

tn_Piechart Rather than complete a traditional written summary of our #blogjune posts, I have visualised some of the interesting things from the month. During #blogjune the diversity of our authors and our posts increased and this first visualisation shows the amount of blog posts written by guest authors in comparison to authors from the Find & Connect web resource.
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Last day!

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 We have made it! Today is the last day of #blogjune. This means we have written a post for every (working) day in June. We have had 11 authors for the month and 21 blog posts.
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Civil Litigation

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 The Senate report, Betrayal of Trust and the Royal Commission have all made recommendations about the need to provide external oversight to ensure that claims made against institutions, via civil litigation for abuse, are transparent and non‐adversarial.
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