Apology to Those Harmed in Queensland institutions during their Childhood.

Apology to Those Harmed in Queensland institutions during their Childhood.

Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

16 November 2009
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivers an apology to the more than 500,000 people who as children were placed in care in an orphanage, home, or other form of out of home care during the last century.

Link to Australian Government website.

Link to Malcolm Turnbull apology to Forgotten Australians

Queensland Apology to Children Placed in Adult Mental Health Institutions

24 March 2010
Apology to those who as children in the care of the State of Queensland suffered in any way while resident in an adult mental health facility.

Link to Apology certificate.

Article by Barbara Lane.

United Kingdom Apology to Former Child Migrants

24 February 2010
In the period following World War II, 7000 children were shipped to Australia and 1300 to New Zealand, Rhodesia and Canada.

In 2010, the then British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, delivered the UK Apology to Former Child Migrants.

Link to UK Apology.

YouTube film.

Apology for Forced Adoption Policies and Practices

27 November 2012
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.

National Apology for Forced Adoptions

21 March 2013
Prime Minister Julia Gillard apologised on behalf of the Australian Government to people affected by forced adoption or removal policies and practices. The national apology was delivered in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra.

Attorney-General's Department

ABC news article 21 March 2013

Senate Report into Australia's forced adoption practices

Apology and Beyond

This film follows the stories of three survivors of the Forgotten Australians who were abused and neglected at the hands of various institutions that were there to care for them.

Link to YouTube film.

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