Watch this Facebook post for Mike Slayter’s adoption story in the USA. He was shocked at how difficult it was. It took him five years to find his birth mother.
This report from Victorian Law Reform Commission has been lodged with Victorian Government.
We encourage mothers to read this report and to discuss it’s implication if made into legislation for all future mothers and children.
It was tabeled last week after being put together by and for the adoption community.
VLRC_Adoption_Report (16MB pdf)
Launching of this Historical Memorial. Was held on Friday 17th March 2017 at 11am
At Victoria Park Marley Street, Sale in Gippsland Victoria. Australia.
This Memorial and permanent Monument of Cherished Mother and Child was Officially unveiled by The Hon Darren Chester MP Federal Member of Gippsland, on behalf of MOTHERHOOD. A representative of the Mayor of Wellington, and Wellington Shire Council opened this most moving event.
This beautiful memorial was launched on behalf of all mothers many of who are no longer with us.
Mothers together enjoying the launching of the Historical Memorial to Cherish Mother and Child 17/03/2017 with Paddy criminologist and Nilmini her associate.
“Stolen at Birth” Australia’s dark History of Medical Crimes.
The institutionalised theft of babies from unwed mothers-to-be began in the 1950s, when it was considered the ideal solution to two pressing social issues.
My baby was going to be taken for adoption, irrespective of what I wanted.