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Orphanages During the War

Children in orphanages were affected by war in many ways

Creating Records from Memory

Innovative ways to fill gaps in records are providing important details to former residents of institutions where records are missing

Reblog- All the little travellers: the children of ‘Mornington Ride’

Records can turn up in the least expected places, and sometimes with a little help from The Seekers

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.

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