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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

Without Consent

Adoption record
The Without Consent exhibition, documenting the practice of Forced Adoption in Australia, enters its final months.

Aged Care – our submission to the Royal Commission

Good Shepherd
LONG READ: Our submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Fear, trauma & deinstitutionalising aged care

Barrington Lodge
Research by the Find & Connect web resource has identified a cross over between historical children’s homes and new & existing aged care facilities

Opening Times for Find & Connect Services

xmas at Perth Hospital
The Find & Connect Support Services will be taking a break over the xmas-new year period, here’s when to contact them what you need to know.

Goodbye 2019

children waving
With a little help from our friends (thank you!) we’ve achieved a lot this year – here are some of the things we’re proud of

Recording RAD 2019

RAD results The Records Access Documentation Grants have made many more records available to people who were in care as children

A decade since “sorry”

Children for adoption The 16/11/2009 marks the 10th anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

10th Anniversary of the National Apology – Events

pinTo mark the 10th Anniversary of the National Apology, Find & Connect services around the country are holding events, listed here

Map of Children’s Homes

map There were around 500 000 children in care in Australia from the 1920’s to the 1980’s. Now they have a new way of filling in the gaps of their childhood memories.

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