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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.

Records Access During COVID-19

coronavirus Access to records may take longer than usual due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Find & Connect support services are here to help

Mapping a better Find & Connect

Elim Sketch Thanks to many of you, the Map of Children’s Homes has more photos and information than before.

Support through COVID-19

coronavirus To keep everyone healthy, support services will be changing how they offer counselling and support in response to the COVID-19 virus.

Aged Care – our submission to the Royal Commission

Good Shepherd
LONG READ: Our submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Fear, trauma & deinstitutionalising aged care

Barrington Lodge
Research by the Find & Connect web resource has identified a cross over between historical children’s homes and new & existing aged care facilities

Opening Times for Find & Connect Services

xmas at Perth Hospital
The Find & Connect Support Services will be taking a break over the xmas-new year period, here’s when to contact them what you need to know.

Goodbye 2019

children waving
With a little help from our friends (thank you!) we’ve achieved a lot this year – here are some of the things we’re proud of

Recording RAD 2019

RAD results The Records Access Documentation Grants have made many more records available to people who were in care as children

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