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The "Forgotten Australians" Recommendations

Approximately 500,000 children suffered abuse and neglect in Australian institutions in the last cen... Inquiry into the Implementation of the “Forgotten Australians” Recommendations: ...
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Call for Apology to 500,000 Abused Children

A Senate Review of the "Forgotten Australians" and "Lost Innocents" Inquiries has called for a Feder... Calls for a federal government apology to 500,000 abused children known as the “Forgotten Aust...
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An Apology for the Forgotten Australians

Australia is ready to apologise to up to 500,000 "Forgotten Australians", those who spent time in in... On November 16, 2009, a National Apology will be delivered in Parliament House, Canberra, to former ...
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bastard child

An afternoon with an abused child.... The restaurant white noise grew. Metal scraping surfaces, murmuring, movement of cloth, blending int...
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Worth the fight

This is for the kids out there who simply can't seem to be able to find any of their rights.... There’s all alone againThere searching for somethingThey wake up in the nightScreaming for the...
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Qld to Apologise to State Wards in Adult Mental Health

Children under state care orders who were inappropriately placed in adult mental health facilities i... During the last week in February, 2010, the State of Queensland will issue an apology to former chil...
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Queensland Apology to Children in Mental Hospitals

The Queensland Government has given an Apology to state wards who were placed in adult mental instit... On March 24, 2010, at Parliament House in Brisbane, the Queensland Government gave an Apology to for...
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Children Placed in Adult Mental Institutions

For the prevention of child abuse, it is an urgent requirement that the practice of placing children... CO—LOCATION OF CHILDREN WITH ADULTS IN MENTAL HOSPITALS The Council of Australian Governments ...
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Me and My Danny

A fictional short story about physical abuse through the eyes of a mother, finally pushed over the e... Early evening comes with welcome rain; my ears are on alert. Thunder booms from a distance. Then the...
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Pulling up Stakes

Healing is not a disingenuous act.... There are things that happen to us in the course of our lifetime that can affect the trajectory of o...
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