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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.

We’re 10 Years Old!

A lot has changed in the decade since we first launched and we’re not slowing down

Then and Now – Children in the Welfare System

Stories from and about people who spent time in care for you to read and watch.

Listen: Women Speak about Forced Adoption

Hear from the women who experienced their babies being taken from them to be adopted to married couples

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.

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