Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

Queensland Apology – 1999

National Apology – 16 November 2009

United Kingdom Apology to Former Child Migrants – 24 February 2010


Apology to Children Placed in Adult Mental Health Institutions

Queensland Apology – 24 March 2010


Apology for Forced Adoption Policies and Practices

Queensland Apology – 27 November 2012

National Apology  – 21 March 2013


Apology to the Stolen Generations

Queensland Apology –  26 May 1999

National Apology – 13 February 2008









Research conducted by the University of New South Wales on life outcomes for children growing up in 'care' in the twentieth century in Australia:

November 2016

No Child Should Grow Up Like This: Identifying Long Term Outcomes of Forgotten Australians, Child Migrants and the Stolen Generations - Summary Report.

The full report can be found here.

December 2016

Understanding the Experience and Outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in Out-of-home Care During the Twentieth Century

The full report can be found here.

Aged Care and Forgotten Australians

The Australian Government has some very useful resources regarding aged care and Forgotten Australians.

Also included is a DVD presentation for aged care services.