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National editor and research co-ordinator, Find & Connect web resource at University of Melbourne You have the records of our abuse. So read the placards held by protesters outside hearings of the Royal Commission and the recent Victorian
This is very concerning," she said. "We have a situation where the federal government has continued to apologise for the failures of the system and you have state governments now taking a backward step, to take us back into the dark ages." The
How can it be that the number of vulnerable and abandoned children is increasing and the numbers of children finding their "forever families" through adoption is decreasing?...What happens to all these kids who desperately need someone to advocate
Four Malaysian men have been detained by Immigration authorities for overstaying, after one of them was badly injured in a car crash in the Western Australia outback. Police were alerted to the crash in the early hours of Monday morning on the North
Darwin to Sydney against her doctors' wishes, the Federal Court has heard on Friday...But she had already been flown out on Wednesday morning before the order was made, a day after her paediatrician expressed concerns about her health, the court has
The adoption process dominated her life for seven of her 40 years, and Ethiopia was one of the few countries that would accept a single woman like her. She had been through stringent medical, character and other checks and was told her application
A few hours after landing he was transferred from the processing area to the local hospital where he later died. Saturday evening early indications were that the death was not suspicious. A spokesman said the incident had been referred for
Speaking to the organisation, it seems apparent that most same-sex couples don't chase up foster care because they assume they're not entitled to do it. This is not true, and we welcome same sex couples in Key Assets. Key Assets looks for carers who
The three-year process included multiple interviews, a forest of paperwork, monthslong delays, referrals for children in Poland and China, and several lengthy airline flights. "Tom is from Poland and speaks Polish, so adopting from there made sense,"
Australia (AP) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered a historic national apology in Parliament on Thursday to the thousands of unwed mothers who were forced by government policies to give up their babies for adoption over several decades.