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Sarah’s Story: Records Access

“My voice was snuffed out, the adults employed by the state to ensure my safety and wellbeing expressed their assumptions.” This is Sarah M.’s experience of accessing her records.

Reading Rooms are opening up again, with restrictions

Archives are opening up again. If you plan on visiting, here are some things you should know.

Submission: Accessing Information Outside FOI

People who grew up in care are actively prevented from finding out banal details about their lives that are often taken for granted.

Bored? Here’s Some Quality Care-Based Content

bookWhile we’re still spending a lot of time at home and it’s getting colder outside, we’ve all got a good excuse to stay in with good book, watch a movie, or listen to a podcast.

Changes at Open Place, Victoria

Open Place There are some changes at Open Place, Victoria’s Find & Connect support service

Records Access During COVID-19

coronavirus Access to records may take longer than usual due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Find & Connect support services are here to help

Mapping a better Find & Connect

Elim Sketch Thanks to many of you, the Map of Children’s Homes has more photos and information than before.

Support through COVID-19

coronavirus To keep everyone healthy, support services will be changing how they offer counselling and support in response to the COVID-19 virus.

Orphanage Museum Now Online

doll and clothingCare Leavers Australia-wide now have access to CLAN’s Orphanage Museum through their new online collection.

Correcting the Record

Behaviour record
For people who grew up in care, accessing records can be as devastating as it is important, but if the records are about you, you do have the right to annotate them

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