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Joanna Penglase

Joanna Penglase grew up in a Children’s Home in Sydney in the post war era. She is the author of “Orphans of the Living” Growing up in ‘care’ in 20th century Australia (Curtin Uni Books/Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2005) and the co-founder of CLAN, a support and advocacy organisation for people who grew up in orphanages and Children’s Homes. CLAN helped to establish the 2004 Senate Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care.

Remembering Australian Child Slavery
Domestic Politics - 26/10/2007 - 25 comments

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