Apology Anniversary events

Posted on 5 November 2014 by


Sunday 16 November marks the fifth anniversary of the Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants. There are events planned to mark the anniversary around the country.


NSW
Sydney

Friday 14 November
Federal Apology trip to Botanic Gardens
For more information and to rsvp please call Wattle Place on 1800 663 844

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NT

Darwin
3 December
Morning Tea hosted by the Lord Mayor
If you spent time in Australian orphanages, foster care, children’s homes and institutions anywhere in Australia prior to 1989 and now live in the NT contact the NT Find & Connect support service on 1800 16 11 09 so an invitation can be sent to you.

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QLD

Rockhampton
Tuesday 11 November 2014 12pm – 1.30pm
Luncheon
Lotus Place, Corner Denham and Denison Streets, Rockhampton
To RSVP for catering purposes please call Mark at Lotus Place CQ on (07) 4927 7604 by Friday 7 November, 2014.

Townsville
Tuesday 18 November 2014 9.30am – midday
Morning Tea
Lotus Place, 312 Sturt Street, Townsville
To RSVP for catering purposes please call Judy or Di at Lotus Place NQ on (07) 4724 4410 by Friday 14 November, 2014.

Southport
Tuesday 18 November 2014 11am – 2pm
Luncheon
Conference Room, First Floor, Southport Community Centre, 6 Lawson Street, Southport
To RSVP for catering purposes please call Lotus Place on (07) 3055 8500 or email events@lotusplace.org.au by Friday 14 November, 2014.

Brisbane
Wednesday 19 November 2014 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Afternoon Tea & Art Workshop
Lotus Place, 56 Peel Street, South Brisbane

Wednesday 19 November 2014 6pm – 8pm
Songs of Justice Celebration Concert
The Edge Auditorium, State Library
of Queensland, South Brisbane
For more information and to RSVP for catering purposes please phone 3055 8500 or email events@lotusplace.org.au

Mackay
Thursday 27 November 2014 9.30am – midday
Morning Tea
George Street Neighbourhood Centre, 4 George Street, Mackay
To RSVP for catering purposes please call Judy or Di at Lotus Place NQ on (07) 4724 4410 by Monday 24 November, 2014.

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SA
Adelaide

Friday 14 November 11am
Elm Place Picnic
Daisy Memorial for Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants
at Peace Park
on the corner of Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place
(opposite the Women’s and Children’s Hospital)

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TAS

Hobart
Friday 14 November 2014 12pm – 2pm
Anniversary Lunch
Relationships Australia Tasmania’s Find & Connect Service warmly invites you to come and celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

VENUE: Banksia Room
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Queens Domain Hobart

The celebration will include a light lunch and a walk to The Forgotten Australians’ Memorial Rose Walk. We hope you can join us.

Please RSVP to Emma Ryan, Find & Connect Senior Worker
Wednesday 12 November on 1300 364 277
or email emmar@reltas.com.au

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VIC
Melbourne

Open Place will celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of the National Apology in two ways.

Friday 14 November
Open Place will host an event in a function room at the MCG

This event has been advertised, via an expression of interest, to all Open Place registered service users in Victoria. As places are limited, attendance has been determined on the basis of first in first served. Our allocated places are now full and we have a waiting list.

Friday 14 November
Lunch at Open Place

Open Place will host a lunch for Forgotten Australians at its site in Richmond.
Please RSVP to Open Place (1800 779 379) if you would like to attend this lunch.

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WA
Perth

Sunday 16 November
10am – 3pm
Fifth Anniversary Apology Celebrations
Morning tea and Lunch
Leederville Sporting Club
There will be speeches and entertainment provided throughout the day.
If you are a Forgotten Australian or Former Child Migrant and would like to attend please email Lanterns@wa.relationships.com.au

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