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Category: Real Stories

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Category: Real Stories

In June we opened a crisis accommodation facility that provides a safe space for older women experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Mary’s story.

Mary* is a mother of 2 young children who recently left an abusive relationship. Mary’s partner was violent towards her and their …

Sue’s story.

Experiencing family violence is traumatic for children and young people. It can have long-term effects on their health and wellbeing. Sue* works …

Andrew’s story.

After a health scare 10 years ago, Andrew decided he finally wanted to learn more about his birth family

Stella’s story.

Stella* had received her information and decided to make contact her birth mother. She asked the Heritage Service to do the search …

George’s story.

George* telephoned. He had been thinking for a while about getting his adoption information and had made a request in the past, …

While it has been a challenging 18 months for many, it is important to reflect on the positives. These trying times have …

Kerry’s story.

Family violence is one of the leading causes of poverty among women across Australia.

Aylin’s story.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone – some more than others.