More photographs unearthed

tn_BM2-23-370.png In December 2015, ABC Online had an article about a precious collection of photographs that a woman discovered while cleaning out her deceased aunt’s home. The home belonged to Annie Woods, who had been a mothercraft nurse in the 1960s, working in a number of children’s institutions in Victoria.
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New Principles for Access to Records

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 The Department of Social Services (DSS) recently released a new publication: Access to Records by Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants: access principles for records holders, best practice guidelines in providing access to records. This document is a landmark step in the ongoing implementation of the recommendations made in the Senate’s 2004 ‘Forgotten Australians’ report.
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