The Inquiry into the Implementation of the Recommendations of the Lost Innocents and Forgotten Australians Reports, which began in 2008, was conducted by the Senate's Community Affairs References Committee. Its report Lost Innocents and Forgotten Australians Revisited, was released in June 2009.
In September 2008, the Senate referred the following matter to the Community Affairs Committee for inquiry and report:
Progress with the implementation of the recommendations in the reports by the Community Affairs References Committee, Lost Innocents: Righting the Record, a report on child migration tabled in August 2001, and Forgotten Australians, a report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children tabled in August 2004.
The Inquiry recommended that:
Sources used to compile this entry: Senate Community Affairs References Committee, Lost Innocents and Forgotten Australians revisited: report of the progress with the implementation of the recommendations of the Lost Innocents and Forgotten Australians Reports, June 2009, http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Completed_inquiries/2008-10/recs_lost_innocents_forgotten_aust_rpts/report/index.
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 10 April 2014, Last modified: 24 March 2017