The Story of FICH: Part 3

The 2004 Senate Enquiry wasn't the first time the word Forgotten was applied to Australian care leavers. The excerpt below is from an article nearly 15 years prior. Lew and I and some early FICH members talked to the journalist, Carol Haffke, and were believed. She reportedly cried with one of the victims. She was someone … Continue reading The Story of FICH: Part 3

The Brave People of FICH

Today I will republish articles and photos from 25 years ago, before there was any Royal Commission about institutional child abuse, before any Senate Inquiry, or Forde Inquiry acknowledged their pain. They were voices crying in the wilderness, but some brave journalists helped, as you will see when reading these amazing articles from 1992 and … Continue reading The Brave People of FICH