Topics: Families and children: South Coastal

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

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

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

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Sisters Auntie Janny Ely and Auntie Judy Chester spent three years (from 1959) in the army barracks at Herne Bay (where those with nowhere to go ended up) waiting for a government house. Their mother was very ill and, despite help from family, they learned to cook early and Janny missed a lot of school looking after her.

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

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His family is diverse with many connections by marriage between the North and South coasts. His Timbery cousins – descendants of Pemulwuy – were taken away as stolen generation s children

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Burnum (meaning “Great warrior”) was put in Kinchela boys home

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Taken from her mother as a baby and sent to live with a foster family,   Auntie Pamela Young grew up told she should be ashamed of her Aboriginality

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another stolen generations man

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Pamela Young and her two sisters were taken from their mother

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

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Madden families

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eleven children

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When he was a kid

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two children

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family

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Koori children

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children

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grandchildren

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grandson