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British Child Migrants Payment Scheme

childmigrantThe British government will compensate Former Child Migrants for the “misguided” program that saw around 4000 sent to Australia
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Redress for Former Child Migrants

Guest post by the Child Migrants Trust on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) the majority of child migrants post-war were shipped to Australia.
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Encounters with the Immigrants’ Home – part 2

This is Part 2 of our blog post by guest author, Helen Morgan, for National Family History Month.
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Encounters with the Immigrants’ Home – part 1

For National Family History Month, we are publishing a blog post (in two parts) by Helen Morgan, Senior Research Fellow at the eScholarship Research Centre.
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Wrap Up – Care Experienced History Month

Care Experienced History Month is over for another year. Here are some of the highlights.

Bonegilla

We’re expanding our information about children who went from Bonegilla Migrant Camp to the welfare system.

The Life Stories Project is Wrapping Up

A project that documents the stories of people who spent time in care, in their own words & on their own terms, is coming to a close.

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.

Oral History Projects

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

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