The joys of proofreading

To any community groups who produce a newsletter. I proofread! For nothing! I'm long past needing to prove myself. The proof is in the editing! You can contact me through my website https://sylviablayse.com/ I find myself proofreading when I read the news. These days, it's difficult to find a single article without at least one … Continue reading The joys of proofreading

News for The Guardian: Not All Stolen Generations are Indigenous!

The Guardian is to be congratulated on its article about the added disadvantage experienced by First Australians who are also from Stolen Generations. Here is the link to the article. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jun/13/trauma-and-poverty-transferred-directly-to-children-of-stolen-generations-study I'm so tired of repeating this, but could the journalists out there please consult the Senate Report 2004? https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Completed_inquiries/2004-07/inst_care/report/index Have a look at the … Continue reading News for The Guardian: Not All Stolen Generations are Indigenous!

I support Mrs. Rosemary Bateman’s call for a Gold Card for Forgotten Australians.

“In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby … Continue reading I support Mrs. Rosemary Bateman’s call for a Gold Card for Forgotten Australians.

Forgotten Australians’ Human Rights. Forgotten?

After an impassioned plea by Rosemary and Gary Bateman for Gold Cards to be issued to Forgotten Australians, the response so far has been non-existent. Any politicians who DO respond will be gratefully acknowledged on this site. Here are two follow-up letters from Rosemary. Maybe someone will begin a petition on change.org? 1. "If Aboriginal … Continue reading Forgotten Australians’ Human Rights. Forgotten?

Always Forgotten Australians: A Letter from Mrs Rosemary Bateman nee Maurer

My friends Rosemary and Gary Bateman are an inspiration. I support Rosemary's call for Gold Cards for Forgotten Australians. cheers Sylvia Care leavers and their families urgently need help. Help which could be authorised by the stroke of a pen. Stop valorising only those people who can progress through life with their heads held proud. … Continue reading Always Forgotten Australians: A Letter from Mrs Rosemary Bateman nee Maurer