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Out-of-Home Care Records Toolkit

A toolkit to achieve better records access for Care Leavers.

Sarah’s Story: Records Access

“My voice was snuffed out, the adults employed by the state to ensure my safety and wellbeing expressed their assumptions.” This is Sarah M.’s experience of accessing her records.

Reading Rooms are opening up again, with restrictions

Archives are opening up again. If you plan on visiting, here are some things you should know.

Submission: Accessing Information Outside FOI

People who grew up in care are actively prevented from finding out banal details about their lives that are often taken for granted.

Correcting the Record

Behaviour record
For people who grew up in care, accessing records can be as devastating as it is important, but if the records are about you, you do have the right to annotate them

Recording RAD 2019

RAD results The Records Access Documentation Grants have made many more records available to people who were in care as children

Map of Children’s Homes

map There were around 500 000 children in care in Australia from the 1920’s to the 1980’s. Now they have a new way of filling in the gaps of their childhood memories.

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

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