Grieving Mother: Where's My Baby Gone? Colebrook Home South Australia Between 1943 and 1972 some 350 Aboriginal children lived on this site, isolated from their families. It is now a permanent memorial in remembrance of the Aboriginal children of the 'Stolen Generation' and their families. It was sculptured, by well-known South Australian artist Silvio Apponyi.
Aboriginal prespectives in the curriculum. Australian Biography - Lowitja (Lois) O'Donoghue - stolen generation, 1st Aboriginal nurse in SA, 1st Aboriginal woman to be awarded Order of Australia medal, 1984 Australian of the Year
The Stolen Generations (also known as Stolen children) were children of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent removed from their families by Australian government agencies and church missions. The removals occurred between approximately 1909 and 1969, although children were still being taken until the 1970s.
The Stolen Generation: Australia’s Dark and Tragic Past
In Australia, from 1906 up until the 1970s, up to 100,000 Aboriginal children were legally kidnapped and forcibly removed from their home - never to see their family again. This is the tragic, scary and horrific story.