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Where have the entries about people gone?

Posted on 17 July 2014 by
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You might have noticed that the Find & Connect web resource no longer features pages about people. Following feedback and […]

The Royal Commission is underway

Posted on 3 April 2013 by

The first sitting of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse took place this morning at the […]

Australian Government apologises for forced adoptions

Posted on 21 March 2013 by

The most important news to come out of Canberra today: the Australian government has apologised to the thousands of people […]

Inquiry into abuse in Northern Ireland

Posted on 15 February 2013 by
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Another inquiry into historical abuse of children in institutions is now underway, with the panel now appointed for Northern Ireland’s […]

Holiday Arrangements for web resource team

Posted on 20 December 2012 by

Here we are at the end of 2012, believe it or not. The Find & Connect web resource team will […]

Find & Connect Web Resource Newsletter December 2012

Posted on 18 December 2012 by

The December 2012 issue of the Find & Connect web resource newsletter contains snapshots from the state-based historians about the […]

CLAN has a new base in Melbourne

Posted on 30 November 2012 by
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CLAN (the Care Leavers of Australia Network) is opening up an office in Melbourne’s CBD. CLAN is a support, advocacy, […]

Croker Island Exodus: screening on ABC1

Posted on 15 November 2012 by
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Croker Island Exodus (directed by Stephen McGregor) is a film depicting the 1942 journey of 95 Aboriginal children and their […]

PM announces Royal Commission

Posted on 13 November 2012 by
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Yesterday, the Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced the creation of a national Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse. The Royal […]

Tasmanian government apologises for forced adoptions

Posted on 18 October 2012 by
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Today in the Tasmanian Parliament, the Premier Lara Giddings delivered a formal apology to people affected by past forced adoption […]

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