Topics: Families and children: North West

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1918 - view

The home is intended to accommodate boys removed from their families

1918 - view

They remain wards of the state until they are 18

1920 - 1921 - view

boys at the Singleton Childrens Home

1920 - 1921 - view

average attendance of 22 at the school associated with the Home

1920 - view

non Aboriginal families

1923 - view

families travel elsewhere while others remain nearby. Many move from St Clair Mission to Walhollow Station

1923 - view

One family moves to the other side of the creek near St Clair

1923 - view

boys between the ages of 5 and 15 are sent directly to Kinchela or if they have been taken at a younger age they are sent to Bomaderry Children’s Home

1924 - view

removal of Aboriginal children from their families

1928 - view

fresh families drifting citywards

1929 - view

Aboriginal squatters camp south-west of Sydney containing refugee families of dispossessed clans

1930 - view

Dozens of Aboriginal families live on Platt's estate

1930 - view

At least four or five family groups with links to the original clans of the Hawkesbury/Hunter ranges and coastal regions continue to live on their ancestral lands in the Lake Macquarie region

1934 - view

As a “half-caste” girl, Joyce is removed from her mother and home while a small child

1938 - view

Percy Haslam’s family

1939 - view

As a child, he spends many hours with his grandparents learning about his culture

1941 - view

As a small child Merle Stevenson (parents Cleo Jonas and Robert Stevenson ) returns with her family to her Spirit Home

1946 - view

The fear of having their children taken away by the APB (later Welfare Board)

1950 - view

The assimilation policy denies Aboriginal people their basic rights. It stops them from raising their own children

1952 - view

Ritchie family