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Hearing the Past in the Present – online exhibitions, oral histories, radio/podcasts and theatre

Following on from our last post, here’s a list of podcasts, interviews & exhibitions focused on Australia’s history of out-of-home care.
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Watching the Past in the Present – films, tv & documentaries

Up late? Here’s a list of stories & memories of Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants, & members of the Stolen Generations represented in film.
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A week in #BlogJune

With another 20 posts to come, here’s a look at where we’ve been and where we’re going with #blogJune
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‘That’s what happened to me. It’s got to stop.’

“You’ve got to do something mate. Did you see it the other night? The bastards! It was brutal. That’s what happened to me. It’s got to stop.”
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‘Let me tell you’: Designing personal digital archives for children in out-of-home care

LifeStory Personal recordkeeping refers to the processes of creating, capturing, organising and pluralising records of a personal nature, whether by the individuals themselves or by others. This means that the records that are created about a child in out-of-home care (OOHC) actually forms part of that child’s personal recordkeeping.
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The South Australian Apology – eight years on…

tn_Memorial Eight years ago on 17 June 2008 the Premier of South Australia the Hon M.D. Rann moved a motion in Parliament for an apology to the South Australian child victims of abuse while in State Care. Two years later four giant steel daisies bloomed in Peace Park, Adelaide with the unveiling of a Memorial honouring these children.
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Federal Election 2016

National-Redress Although we’re hearing a lot about the economy, asylum seekers, “jobs & growth”, climate change, negative gearing, health and education during this looooong federal election campaign, it is heartening to see that out-of-home care and supporting young people leaving care are emerging as issues.
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Emotional labour in the archives

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 The wonderful world of Twitter makes it possible to follow what’s happening at various conferences and events around the world, for those of us who can’t travel. The Association of Canadian Archivists has just had its annual conference, this year in Montreal, and following the #ACA2016 tweets has been fascinating.
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Six years on from the national apology

apology-hands Six years ago today, the Australian Parliament issued an apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants. Six years is a long time – in Canberra alone, so much has changed since that day in November, 2009.
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Find & Connect – our genealogy

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 We launched the Find & Connect web resource in November 2011. There is a back-story to the development of this website, and telling it is a good way to reflect on where we’ve come from, how much we’ve learned along the way and where we’re going.
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