Topics: Families and children

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Central - view

At the age of four Robert Kitchener and his brothers were taken from their parents and then separated from each other

North West - view

Auntie Christine Lewis and Muffy Hedges discuss their Lewis and Shuttle ancestors

South Coastal - view

Pamela Young and her two sisters were taken from their mother

North Coastal - view

Agnes and Bob’s great grandmother and great uncles

Central - view

As an 18 yr old Robert was struggling to materially care for his children, with no help from the state

West - view

At a memorial to the Gully, Uncle Colin Locke , perusing a map of who lived at the Gully , shares stories and information he recalls from the 1950s.

South Coastal - view

Donna Daley recounts how her mother went back to Matraville High as an Aboriginal Education Assistant the year after she left school

West - view

stories and his memories of the individuals and families

South Coastal - view

moved to Caroline St, Redfern as children because of their mother’s ill health

Central - view

Uncle Chicka Madden met his future wife, Lil (who worked out at Sweet Acres), at Palms Milk Bar in Regent St. He went on to have many children. Their children are: Craig, Lee, Diedre and Tony Madden

West - view

Maria , daughter of Yarramundi and top student of the Native Institute, married a carpenter from the First Fleet, Robert Locke, in St John’s church at Parramatta.

South Coastal - view

Judy tells the story of her mother voting for the first time

North Coastal - view

pain and suffering many endured, particularly through fallout from the stolen generations

West - view

“Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise” says Sooty (Kevin) Welsh of the fact that he has no memories of Marella Boys Home where he was taken at the age of 4.

West - view

Uncle Dennis Foley remembers his cousins, four girls who were taken away when he was six

South Coastal - view

life at Yarra Bay with her parents and grandparents in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

South Coastal - view

Janny had to leave school because of her mother’s illness

North Coastal - view

At the age of 3, Susan Moylan-Coombs was removed from her family

West - view

Yarramundi ’s daughter was one of the best known students at The Native Institute

West - view

Dennis himself was later taken to Minda home when his father became ill and his mother fell behind on the rent. The police came to his school to get him - a regular occurrence for Aboriginal children in Chester Hill North