SA

SA Memorial

Located in Peace Park, corner of Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and Brougham Place.

"In honour of children who suffered abuse in institutional and out of home care. We have grown though awareness and unity. We celebrate our courage, strength and resilience. We are no longer forgotten. Dedicated to the future protection and nurturing of all children."


The Leaving of Liverpool

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Colebrook Blackwood Reconciliation Park (SA)

Colebrook Home was a Children's Institution in South Australia, for Aboriginal children. Colebrook Reconciliation Park, on of the institution's former sites, is a memorial to the children and families who were separated and sent there.

Key organisations: Colebrook Tji Tji Tjuta, Blackwood Reconciliation Group, Aboriginal Lands Trust.

Further reading:
Atkinson-Phillips, A. (2018) Commemoration as Witnessing: 20 Years of Remembering the Stolen Generations at Colebrook Reconciliation Park. De arte. [Online] 53 (2-3), 103–121.

City of Mitcham


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.