Find & Connect

Find & Connect web resource blog

Tag: History (page 1 of 6)

Feedback & Updates

Feedback from former residents gives important context to the experience of life in care, and helps to correct the historical record

From War to Orphanage

Children of displaced persons arrived in Australia with a least one parent, but many were placed in orphanages. We’re looking into this piece of Australian history.

Care in the Cold

Much of the country shivered through an arctic start to winter, but what was life like in institutions as the weather turned cold?

Update: Child Welfare Timeline

We’ve updated the Child Welfare Timeline

Wrap Up – Care Experienced History Month

Care Experienced History Month is over for another year. Here are some of the highlights.

Voice and Influence of People With Lived Experience

A new opportunity for people who grew up in orphanages, children’s Homes, missions or foster care to share their experience with the British Journal of Social Work

Updates on St Vincent de Paul orphanages

We’ve added new information about St Vincent de Paul orphanages in Victoria, including 3 new pages.

Bonegilla

We’re expanding our information about children who went from Bonegilla Migrant Camp to the welfare system.

More Than Our Childhoods Project

A new project aims to demonstrate that people who were in care are more than their childhoods.

The Life Stories Project is Wrapping Up

A project that documents the stories of people who spent time in care, in their own words & on their own terms, is coming to a close.

Older posts

© 2022 Find & Connect

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑