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See Them Grow

Spring brings warmer weather and more work to do in the garden, as these children tending their vegetable patches knew well.

Caught on Film

Film taken in children’s homes and institutions provide a skewed view of life in care, but also some insights into life at the time.

Finding Family

People who were in care as children were often separated from their siblings & may not have known their parents. It’s possible they may be found.

Home Run

As the 2022 Olympics come to a close, here’s a look at sports in Homes and children who participated in them.

Find & Connect Site Updates

We’re well on our way to a better site, but there’s also a lot that’s been happening in the back ground.

Remembering a survivor of institutional abuse

Bob was abused in Homes in Qld from 1959 to 1964. He died waiting for redress.

Oral History Projects

Listening to people who experienced care provides deep insights into life in the child welfare system.

Improving Records Access for Stolen Generations

The Healing Foundation has developed training that will improve records access for Stolen Generations in collaboration with experts, including Find & Connect

Westbrook Boys Breakout

A mass breakout at Westbrook Farm Home brought attention to the brutal conditions endured by the boys 60 years ago this May.

Real Care the Second Time Around

The Real Care the Second Time Around Project is addressing the needs of people who were in care as children as they enter aged care

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