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POSTED 11-03-2013

Queensland's apology to children abused in adult psychiatric care

Sue Treweek was an undersized teenager when she was wrongly locked up in a notorious adult psychiatric institution in Brisbane, living among murderers and rapists.

Article by Liz Minchin and audio interviews by Steve Austin from 612 ABC Brisbane 11 March 2013.

Photo of Sue Treweek and her family from ABC website.

POSTED 21-01-2013

Commission on child sex abuse faces 'huge task'

Article by Harriet Alexander in the Canberra Times 17 January 2013

POSTED 27-11-2012

Queensland Apology for Forced Adoption Policies and Practices

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman delivers an apology for those effected by the forced adoption policy at Parliament House in Brisbane. Mr Newman apologised to thousands of mothers and children torn apart between the 1950s and 70s - a practice supported by the state.

Link to Queensland Government website.

POSTED 22-11-2012

Remembering the Forgotten Australians

Former Prime Minister and Member for Griffith, the Hon. Kevin Rudd, today launched the new Find and Connect support service in Queensland at a gathering of Forgotten Australians and former British Child Migrants at Lotus Place in South Brisbane. (Last week saw the third anniversary of the National Apology made by Mr Rudd on behalf of the Australian people.) 

Micah Projects media release 23 November 2012

View a short film of the event

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