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Own Your Story, Own Your Mob, Mob Owns You – Re-authoring the colonial archive

Guest Post: “The colonial archive continues to have a disempowering impact on our people whose lives have been extensively documented and controlled for the purposes of surveillance and dispossession.”

Eleven years on…

On Monday November 16, it will be 11 years since the National Apology to Forgotten Australians

Find & Connect recognised with awards

Two of the Find & Connect Team were this year recognised for their work in the Australian Society of Archivists Mander Jones Awards.

In a Care Leaver’s Voice

Greg Baker and Cathy Humphreys explain the importance of records, and the work we do

Out-of-Home Care Records Webinar

Watch our webinar on achieving better records access for Care Leavers in archives.

Out-of-Home Care Records Toolkit

A toolkit to achieve better records access for Care Leavers.

Sarah’s Story: Records Access

“My voice was snuffed out, the adults employed by the state to ensure my safety and wellbeing expressed their assumptions.” This is Sarah M.’s experience of accessing her records.

Reading Rooms are opening up again, with restrictions

Archives are opening up again. If you plan on visiting, here are some things you should know.

Submission: Accessing Information Outside FOI

People who grew up in care are actively prevented from finding out banal details about their lives that are often taken for granted.

Bored? Here’s Some Quality Care-Based Content

While we’re still spending a lot of time at home and it’s getting colder outside, we’ve all got a good excuse to stay in with good book, watch a movie, or listen to a podcast.

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