National Apology to Victims of Forced Adoptions

On Thursday March 21st Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered a formal apology to victims of forced adoption practices that existed in Australia from the 1950s to 1970s.

The Centre publically welcomed the apology and welcomed increases in funding to improve access to specialist support, records tracing services and mental health care for those affected by these practices.

Video of the apology is available here and the Centre’s media release can be found here.

 

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