Our Memorial Committee is ensuring all sites are marked to remember, honour and acknowledge women and children who spent time in Good Shepherd institutions in consultation with former residents and local communities.
Memorial unveiling events and community projects are announced on the Events page of our website.
Remembering, honouring and acknowledging former residents of Good Shepherd Homes: An oral history research study
By Suellen Murray – RMIT University
Download the full report below.
16 November, 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of the Australian Government’s Apology to Forgotten Australians (people who spent time in care between the 1920s and 1980s) and Former Child Migrants. Read about the national apology and out-of-home care in Australia in the 1900s by clicking below.
The Sisters of The Good Shepherd came from France to Australia in 1863 to help vulnerable women and children during the Gold Rush.
View our latest resources and publications.
Heritage Engagement Program
We work to support former residents by, deeply and respectfully listening, acknowledging their past and our own part in it.