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WARNING: This exhibition contains confronting and disturbing stories and images, and names and images of deceased people. It may not be suitable for children under 15 years.


The videos on this page are shown in the Inside exhibition.

Children's homes

A selection of images of Australian children's homes and institutions.

Limited Release: Images of Australian Children's Homes and Institutions in the Public Record

Images courtesy: Ann McVeigh; Brisbane City Council Archives; Department of Family and Community Services NSW, Community Services; Diane Tronc; Gordon Briscoe; Manly Library; National Archives of Australia; National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; State Library of Queensland; State Library of Victoria; State Library of Western Australia; State of New South Wales through the Department of Attorney General and Justice and reproduced with the approval of the State Library of New South Wales.

We were Burnie kids ... about 1920s

Silent footage from about the 1920s showing the Burnside Homes.

Footage: Uniting Care Burnside

The recent preservation of this footage was the result of a partnership between Uniting Care Burnside, Parramatta Heritage Centre and Anne Matthews.

Images courtesy: Ann McVeigh; Brisbane City Council Archives; Care Leavers Australia Network; Jenny Bosanquet; Mary Terszak; National Archives of Australia; National Library of Australia; Nola Chlopek; Ray Brand; State Library of Queensland; State Library of South Australia and State Library of Victoria.