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Creating Records from Memory

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

More Than a Story: Care Leavers’ Histories of Childhood

WATCH: Family history presents many challenges for children who grew up in out-of-home care and their relatives, but is a crucial step towards justice and recognition.

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

Reblog: Improving Records Access for Stolen Generations

In NAIDOC week, improving records access for Stolen Generations should be a priority for archives everywhere. This training is still available, just as important as it was when first posted in 2021, and provided free.

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?

Western Australia Updates

Additional pages, easier searching and more records – our update on Western Australia

Updates on St Vincent de Paul orphanages

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

More Than Our Childhoods Project

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

Ashley Boys Home and Updating Find & Connect

The history of child welfare in Australia is missing its most important voices without those who were in care.

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.

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