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Feedback & Updates

Feedback from former residents gives important context to the experience of life in care, and helps to correct the historical record

From War to Orphanage

Children of displaced persons arrived in Australia with a least one parent, but many were placed in orphanages. We’re looking into this piece of Australian history.

Reblog: Improving Records Access for Stolen Generations

In NAIDOC week, improving records access for Stolen Generations should be a priority for archives everywhere. This training is still available, just as important as it was when first posted in 2021, and provided free.

Care in the Cold

Much of the country shivered through an arctic start to winter, but what was life like in institutions as the weather turned cold?

Being Believed

Personal stories of people who spent time in care are incredibly powerful. Here’s one about the impact of telling your story, and being believed.

Update: Child Welfare Timeline

We’ve updated the Child Welfare Timeline

Wrap Up – Care Experienced History Month

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

Western Australia Updates

Additional pages, easier searching and more records – our update on Western Australia

Care Experienced History Month 2022

The first events of Care Experienced History Month & how to participate

Voice and Influence of People With Lived Experience

A new opportunity for people who grew up in orphanages, children’s Homes, missions or foster care to share their experience with the British Journal of Social Work

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