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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

Records – files or the fabric of life?

RecordsThe impact records can have on a Care Leaver, by Greg Baker, who experienced accessing records about his own life in “care”

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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Building trust on both sides

This week, we’re receiving the Hamer-Keegan Award and speaking at the Society of American Archivists Conference about what we do, how we do it, and how we’re sharing our work in building trust and transparency into archival practice.
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Last Chance!!! Site Survey

This is your last chance to complete the 10 minute site survey! What are you waiting for?!
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It’s bye to blogJune

We’re at the end of blogJune! Find links to all our stories, let us know what you’ve liked (or didn’t like) & if you haven’t yet, get cracking on the site survey
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The MIRRA Project: Memory – Identity – Rights in Records – Access

“I don’t need to make the case for the value of these records or the importance of good recordkeeping, or explain the devastating impact of poor practice on people’s lives. The work that has been done in Australia in advocating for improved systems and culture of access, and for the rights of care experienced people to their histories and identities, has been both a model and an inspiration…”
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Child Endowment records in Canberra

This blog post is to share some good news about newly-available records at the National Archives of Australia (NAA) in Canberra. The records relate to the payment of child endowment to children’s institutions by the Commonwealth government.
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