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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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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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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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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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RAD2 Grants: the first 10 projects

tn_homes Late last year, 17 organisations were successful in their application for funding under the Records Access Documentation (RAD2) Grants. Here’s what they achieved.
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The power imbalance inherent in records and archives

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 In September 2016, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released its Consultation Paper into Records and recordkeeping practices. Submissions were invited and subsequently published on the Royal Commission website.
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A proactive approach to access

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 Discussions about access to records for Care Leavers often focus on issues like redaction and the complex web of legal mechanisms governing who can and cannot consult records. But proactive disclosure of information also plays an integral role in providing access to records.
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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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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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