A resource for Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants and anyone interested in the history of child welfare in Australia.
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The Starting Point

The first children's Home in the Colony of New South Wales (and, by extension, the first in mainland Australia) was the Norfolk Island Orpha…

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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.