The Stolen Generation. Young Australian children taken from their families because the were mixed race. They called them Half-Caste, they were placed in orphanages some never to be returned to their families. This practice went on up until 1970.

Until young mixed-race Aboriginal Australian children -- called Half-Caste -- rised being taken from their families & placed in orphanages, some never to be returned to their families

Home in the bush of the first convict pardoned in Van Diemen's Land, at Dilston, on the Tamar River, Northern Tasmania, c. 1899.

The isolated bush home of the first convict settler pardoned in Van Diemen's Land, at Dilston, on the Tamar River, Northern Tasmania, Australia.

The Stolen Generation Australia

The Stolen Generation Australia, under its White Australia policy, forced christianity

Fred Kruger  born Germany 1831, arrived Australia 1860, died 1888  Coast scene, Mordialloc Creek, near Cheltenham  c.1871

Fred Kruger born Germany arrived Australia died 1888 Coast scene, Mordialloc Creek, near Cheltenham

High-rise towers soon ringed the inner city, changing the nature of Melbourne's traditional low-rise urban form and drawing angry resistance from displaced residents and the new gentrifiers, young middle-class families moving into the inner city and restoring terrace houses

High-rise towers (housing commission) soon ringed the inner city, changing the nature of Melbourne's traditional low-rise urban form, upsetting many residents.

Coburg. Bridge over Merri Creek Newlands Road. [picture] , State Library of…

Bridge over Merri Creek Newlands Road. [picture] , State Library of Victoria


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