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National Apology Anniversary

This week saw the 13th anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians & Former Child Migrants

Orphanages During the War

Children in orphanages were affected by war in many ways

Creating Records from Memory

Innovative ways to fill gaps in records are providing important details to former residents of institutions where records are missing

Upgrades & Updates

Testing the upgraded website platform

Farewell Uncle Jack Charles

Revered Elder Uncle Jack Charles leaves a powerful legacy that will continue to impact on our country for many years to come.

More Than a Story: Care Leavers’ Histories of Childhood

WATCH: Family history presents many challenges for children who grew up in out-of-home care and their relatives, but is a crucial step towards justice and recognition.

Reblog- All the little travellers: the children of ‘Mornington Ride’

Records can turn up in the least expected places, and sometimes with a little help from The Seekers

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?

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