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Roots

tn_Richard-Rose-tree.png On Monday 18 July 2016, the University of Melbourne hosted a workshop related to ‘Routes to the Past’, a project exploring possibilities for new collaborative approaches to working with Care Leavers, supporting them through the processes of accessing records, discovering their family history and coming to terms with a past in institutional ‘care’.
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Do you recognise these Barnardos’ Homes?

tn_Barnardos Lindfield Family Group Homes have existed in Australia since the late 1940’s and became an increasingly common model of ‘care’ in the eastern states during the second half of the century. Family Group Homes were located on residential streets, in the suburbs, generally without organisational signs and were often only open for relatively short periods of time.
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All the little travellers: the children of ‘Morningtown Ride’

tn_seekers It’s a sad fact that many people who were in care do not know what they looked like as children. When I was the Find & Connect Client Liaison Officer I received many emails from people desperately searching for photographs and video footage of themselves and their relatives.
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