Boys playing on the grounds of Bethany Boys' Home in Lowelly Road, Lindisfarne

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.

Changes at Open Place, Victoria

Open Place There are some changes at Open Place, Victoria’s Find & Connect support service

RADGrant Ease of Access

St Vincent's Boys' HomeMarist180’s RAD funded project will protect fragile record books and make accessing records even faster for past clients.

RADGrant Mothercraft Nurses

mothercraftnursesBerry Street’s RAD funded Mothercraft Nurses Project will connect children in care in Victoria from 1907-1975 to their history with these nurses
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Announcing the 2018 RADGrant recipients

Announcing new projects that will improve access to records for people who spent time in care at one of the successful organisations as children
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New Round of RAD Grants

Record-holding organisations are encouraged to apply for funding in the new round of RAD grants to improve access to records for people who spent time in “care” between 1920 and 1989.
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Our first international award!

“This award is for organisations that have increased public awareness of a specific body of documents through compilation, transcription, exhibition, or public presentation” A background to Find & Connect’s Hamer Keegan Award
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Redress for Former Child Migrants

Guest post by the Child Migrants Trust on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) the majority of child migrants post-war were shipped to Australia.
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tn_Richard-Rose-tree.png On Monday 18 July 2016, the University of Melbourne hosted a workshop related to ‘Routes to the Past’, a project exploring possibilities for new collaborative approaches to working with Care Leavers, supporting them through the processes of accessing records, discovering their family history and coming to terms with a past in institutional ‘care’.
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