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Advice and support in the use of DNA in searching for family

The purpose of Within These Walls is to encourage, enhance and nurture the process of uniting the parents and children who have been touched by adoption
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Formation of ALAS Qld

In 1985, I Patricia Whiting (now Patricia Large) started The North Brisbane Birthmothers Support Group.
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Liturgy of healing at St John's Cathedral

The committee of ALAS led by Margaret Hamilton and with the support of Susan Kelly, team leader at PASQ, worked with the Very Reverend Dr Peter Catt, Dean of St John’s Cathedral to plan a Liturgy of healing to honour the victims of illegal forced adoption.
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Royal Mum's book

The Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Foundation released their fundraising book in 2009 called A Collection of Memories volume 1.
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Senator Claire Moore's speech to the Senate

On 4 March 2014, Senator Claire Moore delivered a speech in the Senate that recognised the hard work of the members of ALAS and the importance of using the first anniversary of the National Apology as an opportunity to acknowledge the horrors that occurred to women and their children under forced ad
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WE ARE MOTHERS - Independent Regional Mothers
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