Stolen Generations apology from Australian government~Nelson's speech was considered controversial and received mixed reactions. Thousands of people who had gathered in Canberra and Melbourne turned their backs on the screens displaying Nelson giving his speech, while in Perth people booed and jeered until the screen was eventually switched off. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Stolen Generations, also Stolen Children, describes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were forcibly removed from their families by the Australian State government and church missions.
Reasons why Aboriginal girls were taken away (in %). These statistics list the ‘reasons’ for forcibly removing Aboriginal girls from their families. “Other” reasons include “being female on an Aboriginal reserve” and simply because of being “Aboriginal”.
Located at Cootamundra, NSW, the Home was operated by the New South Wales Aborigines Welfare Board from 1911 to for girls, under forcibly taken from their families under the Aborigines Protection Act of These girls were members of the “Sto