Support and government services, links to government reports and a further reading list on children's homes and Forgotten Australians, compiled during the Inside exhibition.
Forde Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Government Institutions and Queensland Government responses
Mullighan Inquiry into Children in South Australians State Care and Children on Aboriginal Lands [ PDF | 3.5 mb ]
Listen to the Children: Review of Claims of Abuse from Adults in Tasmanian State Care as Children
Robert Adamson, Inside Out: An Autobiography, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2004.
Philip Bean and Joy Melville, Lost Children of the Empire, Unwin Hyman, London, 1989.
Judith Bessant, Richard Hil and Rob Watts (eds), Violations of Trust: How Social and Welfare Institutions Fail Children and Young People, Hampshire, Ashgate, 2005.
Bruce Blyth, Counting the Cost: Christian Brothers and Child Abuse in Australian Orphanages, P & B Press, Como, Western Australia, 1999.
Bruce Blyth, In the Shadow of the Cross: The Story of VOICES: How the Christian Brothers’ Victims Fought for Justice, P & B Press, Como, Western Australia, 1997.
Margaret Camilleri (edited by Margaret Jacobs and Robyn Hollander), Life Lines: Stories by Women in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, Melbourne’s Living Museum of the West, Williamstown, Victoria, about 1985.
Barry M Coldrey, Child Migration and the Western Australian Boys Homes, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1991.
Barry M Coldrey, Child Migration from Malta to Australia 1930s to 1960s, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1992.
Barry M Coldrey, Francis Paul Keaney and Child Care in Western Australia, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1992.
Barry M Coldrey, Brother Paul Keaney’s Apprenticeship Scheme at Clontarf and Bindoon Boys Towns, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1993.
Barry M Coldrey, Pocket Money, Wages, Exploitation and Slavery at Bindoon and Tardun Boys Homes, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1993.
Barry M Coldrey, The Scheme: The Christian Brothers and Childcare in Western Australia, Argyle-Pacific Publishing, O’Connor, Western Australia, 1993.
Barry M Coldrey, Child Migration to Catholic Institutions in Australia: Objects, Policies, Realities, 1926–1966, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1995.
Barry M Coldrey, Child Migration: Consent of Parents to their Children’s Emigration: the Legal and Moral Dimension, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, 1996.
Barry M Coldrey, Child Migration under the Management of the Australian and British Governments: National Archives of Australia files, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, about 1999.
Barry M Coldrey, Youth Migration under organisations such as Dreadnought Trust, Big Brother Movements, YMCA, Young Australian League: National Archives of Australia files, BM Coldrey, Thornbury, Victoria, about 1999.
Barry M Coldrey, Child migration under the management of Dr Barnardo’s Homes, Fairbridge and the Lady Northcote Trust: National Archives of Australia files, BM Coldrey, Thornbury, Victoria, about 1999.
Barry M Coldrey, Child Migration under organisations within the Catholic Church: National Archives of Australia files, Tamanaraik Press Publishing, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, about 1999.
Barry M Coldrey, Good British Stock: Child and Youth Migration to Australia, National Archives of Australia, Canberra, 1999.
Frederick A Coppleman, Not of my Choice, Tasmanian Braille Writers Association, West Tamar, Tasmania, 1994.
Douglas Coverdale, It All Turns Out For The Better: One Man’s Story of his Time in an Australian Boys’ Home 1928–1935, and his Life Thereafter, Action Research Issues Association, Melbourne, 1995.
David Crisp, My Life as an Orphan, Athena Press, London, 2008.
Kate Davies, When Innocence Trembles: A Survivor’s Story, Kapak Publishing, Norfolk Island, 2004.
Tony Diamond, Pebble on the Beach, Queenspark Publishers, Brighton, 2006.
Bonny Djuric, 14 Years of Hell: An Anthology of the Hay Girls Institution 1961–1974, Women about Hay, Hay, New South Wales, 2008.
Bonny Djuric, Abandon All Hope: A History of Parramatta Girls Industrial School, Chargan My Book Publisher, Perth, 2011.
Win Evans, A Rejected Childhood, Win Evans and Parker Pattinson Publishing, Sydney, 2001.
Merlene Fawdry, The Little Mongrel: Free to a Good Home, M Fawdry, Launceston, Tasmania, 2006.
Maureen Flanagan, Along the Way, Lexington Ave Press, Copacabana, 2003.
Lily Fontaine, The Other Side: The Untold True Story, Hendon, Queensland, 2011.
Alan Gill, Orphans of the Empire: The Shocking Story of Child Migration to Australia, Random House Australia, Milson’s Point, 1998.
Bob Golding, Behind and Beyond the Brick Walls, Open Place, Maldon, 2011.
Frank Golding, An Orphan’s Escape: Memories of a Lost Childhood, Lothian Books, South Melbourne, 2005.
Ivy Gretchell, The Pea Picker’s Daughter, Zeus Publications, Burleigh, 2009.
Vicki Griffin, Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Story of Australia’s Youngest Grandmother, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990.
Kaye Healey, Children in Care, The Spinney Press, Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, 1993.
Flo Hickson, Flo: Child Migrant from Liverpool, Plowright Press, Warwick, United Kingdom, 1998.
Richard Hil and Elizabeth Branigan (eds), Surviving Care: Achieving Justice and Healing for the Forgotten Australians, Bond University Press, Robina, 2010.
David Hill, The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and its Betrayal of Australia’s Child Migrants, Random House Australia, North Sydney, 2007.
Robert Hirst, One Man’s Story: Surviving a Childhood of Abuse: An Autobiography, Robert Hirst, Victor Harbour, South Australia, 2008.
Ann Howard and Eric Leonard, After Barnardo: The Phenomenon of Child Migration from Tilbury to Sydney from 1921–1965, Tarka Publishing, Danger Island, New South Wales, 1999.
Laurie Humphreys, A Chip Off What Block?: A Child Migrant’s Tale, Laurie Humphreys, Samson, Western Australia, 2007.
Margaret Humphreys, Empty Cradles, Doubleday, Sydney, 2004.
Roger Kershaw and Janet Sacks, New Lives For Old: The Story of Britain’s Child Migrants, National Archives, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom, 2008.
Sharyn Killens and Lindsay Lewis, The Inconvenient Child: An Abandoned Australian Child Struggles to Survive and find her American Father, Miracle Publishing, Sydney, 2010.
Howard C Jones, Orphanage Survivors: A True Story of St John’s Thurgoona, Howard Campbell Jones, 2010.
Cheryl Jorgensen, The Taint, Boolarong Press, Salisbury, Queensland, 2008.
Ivor A Knight, Out of Darkness: Growing up with the Christian Brothers, Fremantle Arts Press, South Fremantle, 1998.
George Lee and Jennie Thomas, Going Dingo, Zeus Publications, Burleigh, Queensland, about 2006.
Betty (Elizabeth) Lockyer, Last Truck Out, Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation, Broome, 2009.
James Marsh, Deadly Charades, Zeus Publications, Burleigh, Queensland, 2009.
Suellen May Murray, John Murphy, Elizabeth Branigan and Jenny Malone, After the Orphanage: Life Beyond the Children’s Home, University of New South Wales Press Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, 2009.
K Meekins, Red Tape Rape, K Meekins, Adelaide, 2008.
Paul Noble, Noble Spirit, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 2006.
Margo O’Byrne, Left Unsaid, South Beach Publications, Fremantle, 2009.
Michael P O’Rouke and Dora Whitley, In the Care of the Christian Brothers in Western Australia; I Was Just A Number: The Story of Michael O’Rourke at Castledare and Clontarf, Western Australia, in the 1950s, MP O’Rourke, Perth, 1989.
Narelle O’Rourke/Kaczmarowski, Mercia: A Song of Love, Lulu Enterprises, 2010.
Lionel Pearce, Feathers of the Snow Angel: Memories of a Child in Exile, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, Western Australia, 2002.
Joanna Penglase, Orphans of the Living. Growing up in ‘Care’ in Twentieth Century Australia, Fremantle Press, Fremantle, 2007.
John Ramsland, Children of the Back Lanes, University of New South Wales Press, Kensington, 1986.
Peter Read, Tripping Over Feathers: Scenes in the Life of Joy Janaka Wiradjuri Williams, University of Western Australia Press, 2009.
Ronnie Sabin and Rod Maxwell, English Hell to Aussie Heaven, RR Enterprises, Christchurch, 2006.
P Scottney-Turbill, Morialta: Fire in the Mist, P Scottney-Turbill, Stirling, South Australia, 1994.
Kate Shayler, The Long Way Home: The Story of a Homes Kid, Random House Australia, New South Wales, 2001.
Kate Shayler, A Tuesday Thing: The Passionate Sequel to The Long Way Home, Random House Australia, New South Wales, 2004.
Geoffrey Sherington and Chris Jeffery, Fairbridge: Empire and Child Migration, Woburn Press education series, London, 1998.
Jan Simmonds and Anne Gollan, For Simmo, Cassell Australia, Stanmore, New South Wales, 1980.
Ryszard Szablicki, Orphanage Boy: Through the Eyes of Innocence, New Holland Publishers, Frenchs Forest, New South Wales, 2007.
Charlie Walker, Charlie the Ratbag Orphan: An Orphan Survivor in Australia: Autobiography, The Flea Company, Heidelberg West 2010.
L P Welsh, Geordi: Orphan of the Empire, P & B Press, Como, Western Australia, 1990.
L P Welsh (edited by Bruce Blyth), The Bindoon File, P & B Press, Como, Western Australia, 1990.
Garnett B Williams, Nightmare at Neerkol, Williams, Garnett Bruce, Southtown, Queensland, 2004.
Fred Wingrave and Alice Jansen, Burnside from the Inside 1916–1926, Genial Enterprises, Emu Plains, New South Wales, 2002.
Fred Wingrave and Alice Jansen, Outside Burnside, Genial Enterprises, Emu Plains, New South Wales, 2003.
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