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Victorian Parliamentary Apology

”Today we acknowledge a shameful chapter in our history and the experience of a group of Victorians who have fought for a long time to be heard”

Film – The Right To Your Own History

This Danish short film tells a universal story of searching & finding for records about time out of home

Reblog – Holidays out of Home

This blog post provides a taste of what Christmas and the summer holidays were like for children who lived out of home.

2023 Christmas Closures

Find & Connect Support Services will be taking a short break over Christmas, check here for their opening times & who to contact if you need some help.

Reblog – Christmas at “Home”

Reblog: One child’s experience of a Christmas at “home”

From Institutions to Academia – Gregory Smith

WATCH: How once homeless Gregory Smith found the meaning of true contentment | Australian Story

More Victorian Ward Records Accessible

Records about State Wards in Victoria from 1864-1923) have been made available online

Implementing Your Usability Feedback

We’re almost at the end! We’ve made some changes based on feedback from site users, and can’t wait to see what you think.

Media Article “Buried Lives”

From the Guardian “When the United Aborigines Mission wound up in 2020, boxes of records disappeared – leaving stolen generations survivors with agonising questions”

Snapshots: Activities

Snapshots of life in children’s homes showcases photographs recently added to findandconnect.gov.au

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