Content tagged with Stolen Generations

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The story of Veronica Brodie

Please note that this blog contains the images and voice of someone who has passed away. This post is dedicated to the thousands of stolen...

Blog post - 12 Sep 2018

Finding families on film

It’s a Long Road Back DVD cover This year marks 10 years since the National Apology to Australia’s Stolen Generations, 20 years since the...

Blog post - 3 Apr 2018

Sorry Books pages

The Sorry Books are a powerful record of the personal responses of Australians to the unfolding history of the Stolen Generations. They are a “people...

Gallery - 12 Feb 2018

Family history month at AIATSIS

National Family History Month is held in Australia every August, but at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies...

News - 4 Aug 2017

Permeable boundaries: The Stolen Generations, former child migrants and forgotten Australians

Considering as its case study the federally-funded Find and Connect Web Resource, this paper will discuss the challenges which occur when the reality...

Presentation - 7 Jul 2017

Koolark koort koorliny: reconciliation, art and storytelling in an Australian Aboriginal community

In Nyungar Country, in the south-west corner of Western Australia, reconciliation has taken a significant step forward as the whole community expe­...

News - 20 Jun 2017

Bringing them home

On 26 May 1997 the former Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s (HREOC) National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal Children from...

Explore article - 25 May 2017

Time to hit the National Reconciliation Week Trail

To celebrate this year’s National Reconciliation Week (NRW), Australia’s national cultural institutions and Reconciliation Australia have...

News - 24 May 2017

Family History Unit at the Queanbeyan Heritage Festival

On April 21st 2017, PJ Williams and I were fortunate enough to attend the Queanbeyan Heritage Festival to promote the work of the Family History Unit...

Blog post - 22 May 2017

Alice's daughter: lost mission child

In 1954, aged three, Rhonda Collard-Spratt was taken from her Aboriginal family and placed on Carnarvon Native Mission, Western Australia. Growing up...

Publication or resource - 6 Apr 2017

Alice's daughter: lost mission child

In 1954, aged three, Rhonda Collard-Spratt was taken from her Aboriginal family and placed on Carnarvon Native Mission, Western Australia. Growing up...

Publication or resource - 6 Apr 2017

Alice's daughter: lost mission child

In 1954, aged three, Rhonda Collard-Spratt was taken from her Aboriginal family and placed on Carnarvon Native Mission, Western Australia. Growing up...

Publication or resource - 6 Apr 2017

Alice's daughter: lost mission child

In 1954, aged three, Rhonda Collard-Spratt was taken from her Aboriginal family and placed on Carnarvon Native Mission, Western Australia. Growing up...

Publication or resource - 5 Apr 2017

My Brown Skin Baby: The first anthem of the Stolen Generation

Bob Randall in 1971. Image from the AIATSIS Collection IDENTITY.003.BW-N05709_12a ‘Tjilpi’ Bob Randall (1934-2015) was a Yankunytjatjara...

Blog post - 4 Apr 2017

Explore the Sorry Books

The Sorry Books are a powerful record of the personal responses of Australians to the unfolding history of the Stolen Generations. They are a “...

Explore article - 8 Mar 2017

Link-up diary

A film about the effects of the New South Wales government's long-term practice of forced removal of Aboriginal children. It takes the form of a...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

It's a long road back

Between 1883 and 1969, approximately 6000 Aboriginal children in New South Wales were taken from their families and put into institutions run by the...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2015

Stolen Generations

FaHCSIA engaged AIATSIS to conduct a Stolen Generations Research Project. The project will consolidate existing data sets on the number, location,...

Research project - 11 Feb 2015

The Limitations of Litigation in Stolen Generations Cases

The purpose of this Discussion Paper is to review the progress of litigation by members of the Stolen Generations before the courts in Australia. The...

Publication or resource - 4 Feb 2015

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