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The Maltese Connection (Or: The Forgotten Children of Malta)

Image: Malta’s Child Migrant Memorial (Source: Times of Malta http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100509/letters/abused-maltese-child-migrants.306450) Malta was a source of “child migrants” to Australia. Most attention has been placed on the child migrants from the U.K., largely because there were 7,000 from the U.K. and … Continue reading

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Castledare Boys’ Home (Or: Shoveling Asbestos)

Image: The Castledare Boys’ Home is now a retirement home for priests http://dynamic.architecture.com.au/awards_search?option=showaward&entryno=20046002 The Castledare Boys’ Home was one of the notorious facilities operated by the Christian Brothers in Western Australia. Like the others (Bindoon,Tradum and Clontarf), it is worthy of renewed … Continue reading

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