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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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RADGrant – Photo Access

magdalenlaundryGood Shepherd’s RAD funded Photo Access Project will improve access to photographic, media and contextual information in their archives
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Righting past wrongs

childsummonsHistorical care and protection orders are no longer treated as criminal convictions in Victoria
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Christmas opening times for Find & Connect Support Services

FindandConnectWattleChristmas opening hours for the Find & Connect support services differ between states; the opening hours for the services in each state and territory are listed in the post. When the Find & Connect support services are closed, your calls to 1800 16 11 09 will go to an answering machine. Your calls and emails will be responded to when the offices re-open in the new year.
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