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  • 29 May 2017

    Thousands of files documenting the lives of Aboriginal people removed from their families under former government policies have been consolidated by the State Government, making it easier for family members to conduct research.

    More than 21,000 stored by the Department for Child Protection have been transferred to the Family History Unit at the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, where they have been digitised for easier access.

    The move effectively creates a 'one-stop shop' for those seeking to trace their family history, and aligns with recommendations from the Bringing then home report.

    To read the full story from ABC News click here.