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Lost Innocents

For child migrants, records can be kept across Homes, organisations, and continents, all with their own rules.

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.”

Holidays out of Home

For children in care, summer came with the opportunity of a holiday.

Read all about it: Advertising for adoption

A 1966 video advertises the benefits of fostering a child in care, following a long history of advertising children.

Eleven years on…

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

In a Care Leaver’s Voice

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

Fighting for social change: Citizen activism and the Child Abuse Royal Commission

Guest post – Remembering & recognising advocates for the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse

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.

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