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WARNING: This website contains confronting and disturbing content, and names and images of deceased people. It may not be suitable for children under 15 years. Many of the historic images show an official, sanitised view which did not reflect reality. The faces of some adolescents have been blurred to protect privacy.


Personal stories C-F

This website uses words, photos and objects from people who spent time growing up in Children's Homes, orphanages and other 'care' institutions.

These pages feature personal contributions to the National Museum of Australia's Inside exhibition. They tell only a small part of each person's story.

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Caroline Carroll

Ken Carter

Margery Chandler

Maureen Cuskelly

Eric Cutler
Roseanne Davenport-West
Lorraine Davis
Debbie Day
Nancy De Vries
Monica Duff

Carmel Durant

Thelma Edsell
Graham Evans
Dorothy Fairbairn Jones
John Farr
Peter Farr
Al Fletcher
Ray Flett

Kathleen Foley

Bette Formosa
Anthony 'Sconey' Forrest