A resource for Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants and anyone interested in the history of child welfare in Australia.
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Responding to the film ‘Once my mother’

Once My Mother is a film by Sophia Turkiewicz from 2014. In the film, Sophia explores her troubled relationship with her mother, Helen. Soph…

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What to expect when accessing records about you

If you spent time in 'care', there may be records about you. This is a guide to your rights, and different types of records and experiences.