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Adoption application St Anthonys

Institution documents

These documents show how easy it was to be approved to adopt a child from St Anthonys in 1960 and that adoption was a comodification of babies to...

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Abject Mothers: Women Separated from Their Babies Lost to Adoption in Unbecoming Mothers:The Social production of Maternal Absence (ed Gustafson, D)

Academic Works, Other

This is a chapter in an international publication that situates the Australian experience in a broader context. Drawing on the author's doctoral...

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Adoption of illegitimate children File 199/4/1

Correspondence

Shows there was suspicions of selling of children in Tasmania and it was not illegal.

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Birth

Institution documents

I gave birth to a baby boy on this date, and he was taken from me. Would like to know what happened to him

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Brief Overview of the History of the Apology Alliance Australia

Academic Works

The Apology Alliance Australia is an umbrella group comprised of organisations and individuals across the country that had the prime objective of...

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Executive Summary of Human Rights Abuses identified in three documents submitted to Senate Inquiry

Academic Works

The theft of 250,000 newborns and toddlers from their mothers whilst committing acts of torture to obtain them for the adoption market is scrutinised...

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Living with Adoption: A Quest for Hope, Healing and Happiness

Academic Works

Issues with living with adoption as an adopted person

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MOTHERS TRUTH AND NATIONAL APOLOGIES

Photographs

The unveiling of memorial cherished mother and child - putting into history the National and Victorian Parliamentary apologies - the true meaning of...

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Adoption Worry on Illegitimacy (boy babies bank up)

Newspaper article

Boy babies taken for adoption with no promise of being adopted

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Bethesda Unmarried Mothers Home photos

Photographs

Photographs from Bethesda Unmarried Mothers Home

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Birth/Death of an Illegitimate Child

Institution documents

Report sent to Department of Childrens Services from Births, Deaths Marriages

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Consent to Adoption WA 1979 1 of 2

Other

1 of 2 Original document includes fathers name which was omitted from record revocation was not explained to me. Wording on revocation was not the...

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Letter from Director Bundaberg Base Hospital to Mr Grahame Zerk

Correspondence

VD test on mothers letter admitting to keeping mothers against their will in hospitals until test show negative

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Matron and Helper Bethesda 1950

Photographs

Significance of document Matron of Bethesda Unmarried Mothers Home in Sydney.

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