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UK Government's 2010 Apology to Former Child Migrants

In 2010, at a poignant and historic event, the UK Government formally apologised to thousands of former child migrants who were sent to distant parts of the Commonwealth.

The apology, delivered on February 24, 2010, by then Prime Minister Gordon Brown, marked a significant acknowledgment of the suffering experienced by approximately 130,000 children who were forcibly shipped away from Britain, most recently to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Rhodesia, from the 1870s until 1970.

Parliamentary Apology in Melbourne

The Premier, The Hon Jacinta Allan today delivered an Apology to those people who were abused as children in the care of Victoria's institutions.

Government marks 14th anniversary of the Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants

Today on the 14th anniversary of the Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants, the Albanese Labor Government recognises the disgraceful treatment of children in out-of-home care institutions across Australia.