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10th Anniversary of the National Apology – Events

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the National Apology, Find & Connect services around the country are holding events, listed here

Map of Children’s Homes

map There were around 500 000 children in care in Australia from the 1920’s to the 1980’s. Now they have a new way of filling in the gaps of their childhood memories.

RADGrant Indexing and Documentation of St. Christopher’s Home Records

Children in the back of a tractor driven wagon People who spent time in St Christopher’s Home in Taree as children will now have faster, better access to records.

Supporting access being granted to institutional care records in NSW – Information Commissioner Guideline

Woodlands boys home Guest Blog: The importance of gaining access to information about out of home care has been recognised with the launch of a new guideline by the NSW Information Commissioner

RADGrant Preservation & Supported Access

St Joseph'sRecords that have been improperly stored are often damaged & difficult to access. MacKillop’s RAD funded project will protect, index & digitise records of more than 2000 children

RADGrant Out of Home Records

ChelmerHomeUnitingCare Queensland RADGrant will provide more information faster to Care Leavers

RAD Grant Ballarat Orphanage & Children’s Home Records 1920-1986

BallaratOrphanageCAFS Ballarat RAD funded project will digitise & index records about hundreds of children from Ballarat Orphanage & Children’s Home
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Barnardos Former Child Migrant Card Catalogue

usabilitytestingiconBarnardos RAD funded Card Catalogue Index project will make accessing records easier for Former Child Migrants who traveled here under the Barnardos Immigration Scheme
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How good is Find & Connect?

usabilitytestingiconDo you have some time spare to test Find & Connect? We want to improve and to do that, we need you to show us what works, and what doesn’t
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British Child Migrants Payment Scheme

childmigrantThe British government will compensate Former Child Migrants for the “misguided” program that saw around 4000 sent to Australia
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