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Author Australia. Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee.

Title Forgotten Australians : a report on Australians who experienced institutional or out-of-home care as children / the Senate Community Affairs References Committee
Published [Canberra] : Community Affairs References Committee, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.7320994 Aus/Faa  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  362.7320994 Aus/Faa  AVAILABLE
Description xxviii, 410 pages ; 26 cm
Series Senate Committee report / Community Affairs References Committee
Parliamentary paper / Parliament of the Commonwealth, 0727-4181 ; no. 207 of 2004
Australia. Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee. Report
Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 2004, no. 207
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Institutional care in Australia -- Ch. 3. Why children were in homes -- Ch. 4. Treatment and care of children in institutions -- Ch. 5. Why abuse occurred and was able to continue -- Ch. 6. Life long impact of out of home care -- Ch. 7. Responsibility, acknowledgement and apology -- Ch. 8. Reparation and redress schemes -- Ch. 9. Identity and records -- Ch. 10. Provision of services -- Ch. 11. Recognition of care leavers -- Additional remarks by Senator Steve Hutchins
Summary First report of the Senate commitee: Institutional care in Australia; Why children were in homes; Treatment and care of children in institutions; Child abuse; The role of governments, churches and other groups; Institutions versus boarding-out (foster care) Reparation and redress schemes; Identity and records; Provision of services; Homelessness; Life long impact of out of home care
Analysis Residential care
Service delivery
Child welfare
Child abuse
Interpersonal relations
Social impact
Interstate comparisons
Key item
Interstate Comparisons
Notes "August 2004"
Chair: Senator Steve Hutchins (until 29.3.04) ; Senator Jan McLucas (from 29.3.04)
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 371-375
Notes Also available in an electronic version on the Internet. Address as of 27/09/04:
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Commonwealth of Australia 2004
Subject Guardian and ward -- Australia.
Foster children -- Care -- Australia.
Adopted children -- Care -- Australia.
Foster home care -- Australia.
Children -- Institutional care -- Australia.
Author Hutchins, Stephen (Steve)
McLucas, Jan
ISBN 0642712395
Other Titles Protecting vulnerable children : a national challenge