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Compelling accounts of life in Australian children's homes and institutions, shared as part of the National Museum's Inside exhibition.

Inside Children’s Homes forum panel discussion

Panellists discuss life since the National Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
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Presenters: Caroline Carroll, Adele Chynoweth, Bonney Djuric, Frank Golding and Derek Moriarty

Inside Children's Homes with Dr Joanna Penglase

Joanna Penglase, author of Orphans of the Living and co-founder of CLAN, discusses her research into the history of the Forgotten Australians and looks at where we are today.
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Presenters: Joanna Penglase

Rachael Romero on In the Shadow of Eden

Following the Australian premiere of her film In the Shadow of Eden, independent filmmaker and Forgotten Australian Rachael Romero joins visitors for a question and answer session via video link from New York.
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Presenters: Jay Arthur, Adele Chynoweth and Rachael Romero

Inside: Life in Children’s Homes and Institutions exhibition launch

Actor Jack Thompson makes an impassioned plea for continuing recognition at the Inside exhibition launch, followed by Minister Jenny Macklin and a performance of Eagles Wings written and sung by Christine Harms.
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Presenters: Christine Harms, Jenny Macklin, Shane Mortimer, Andrew Sayers and Jack Thompson

Life inside Westbrook Children’s Home, from the perspective of a survivor

Alfred Fletcher discusses with Adele Chynoweth his experiences at Westbrook as told to Cheryl Jorgensen in Brutal: Surviving Westbrook Boys Home. His story is one of many included in the Inside: Life in Children’s Homes exhibition.
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Presenters: Adele Chynoweth and Alfred Fletcher
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