APOLOGY FOR PAST FORCED ADOPTIONS (policies and Practices . . . .)
parts of the speeches
Spoken in Victorian Parliament House
25th October 2015
Mr BAILLIEU (Premier)
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“In many cases the babies were forcibly removed by practices that were unethical, immoral and unconscionable. Young mothers were routinely compelled, coerced and given no realistic choice other than to relinquish their babies for adoption.