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Berry Street annual report

Advocacy groups

I think that this is a reprehensible comment but strong evidence added to other strong evidence, of the unethical and illegal actions of the medical profession.

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Birth Mother

Adopted people, Mothers

Any information, particularly medical history would be helpful

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Cabbage Patch Kids

Adopted people

Cabbage Patch Kids

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Cases part 2

Adopted people

A Victorian case that made headlines was in March 1955 - the Anderson vs. Cole-Sinclair adoption case.

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Conference of Churches of Christ

Adopted people

"the urgent need for legislation which will provide for the legal adoption of children."

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Corruption

Adopted people

Despite his best efforts, the campaigning MP’s cause was going nowhere. He has been diligent but by 1953 he has hit a dead end.

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DIVIDED BY TWO AT NUDGEE part three

Adopted people

Written by a former resident of St. Vincent’s Home Nudgee 15th September 1999

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Between birth and adoption

Workers

In 1968 I was a young nurse. About two years ago I realised what had actually happened and put it in context.

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Blind prejudice

Fathers

In some relationships the partner of the mother or father whose child was earlier separated from them by adoption feels threatened by the past event and its continuing impact. The absence of understanding by the partner may affect all members of the family of origin.

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Cases part 1

Adopted people

Two high profile court cases in 1955 brought adoption to the national public interest – in one the adopting couple retained the child and in the other, the natural mother.

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Coercive adoption: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, in the light of 21st Century Research as seen in DSMV

Workers

Dr Geoff Rickarby Consultant Psychiatrist November 2014

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Consuming grief for the loss of my family

Adopted people

Forever a scared and frightened person, trying to find the light inside an overwhelming trauma and longing to be home.

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DIVIDED BY TWO AT NUDGEE

Adopted people

Written by a former resident of St. Vincent’s Home Nudgee 15th September 1999

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DIVIDED BY TWO AT NUDGEE part two

Adopted people

Written by a former resident of St. Vincent’s Home Nudgee 15th September 1999

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