ACT

National Library Oral Histories

More than 200 interviews with Australian survivors of institutional out-of-home Care by the National Library of Australia, between 2009 and 2012. Recordings and transcripts are available either online or by visiting the library in Canberra.

 


Inside: Life in Children's Homes and Institutions

An exhibition by the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, about the experiences of children who spent time in institutional Care in the twentieth century.

 

https://www.nma.gov.au/exhibitions/inside-life-in-childrens-homes-institutions


Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme

Financial and wellbeing package for Stolen Generations survivors removed from their families in the Northern Territory, ACT, or Jervis Bay.

https://territoriesredress.gov.au/


The Leaving of Liverpool

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Bringing Them Home Report

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Who Am I?

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Colonisation / European invasion

Before British colonisation there were hundreds of Aboriginal nations living in cultures of rich tradition which did not produce the so-called 'unwanted', 'friendless' or 'dangerous' children who European society opted to place in institutions and other placements apart from their families and loved ones.