Blog: Sorry Day
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Family History Unit at the Queanbeyan Heritage Festival
Family historyStolen GenerationsSorry Day22 May 2017 Family History Unit
On April 21st, the AIATSIS Family History Unit ran a ‘finding your family’ workshop as part of the Queanbeyan Heritage Festival offering basic family history training, information and support.
Beginning to heal; the National Sorry Day Committee working papers
National ApologyNational Sorry Day CommitteeSorry DayCollectionDigitisation1 May 2017 Fiona Blackburn
Reverend John Brown’s donation of his National Sorry Day Committee working papers is available for use at AIATSIS. The Committee worked tirelessly from the release of the Bringing them home report in 1997, to 2008, to coordinate Sorry Day activities and so start a journey of healing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The papers convey the work that, in Reverend Brown’s experience, became totally consuming.