Episode Notes

Michael Costello

SEASON 2 - EPISODE 3

Michael - Discharging an Adoption (Part One)

Read more about discharging an adoption here.

Visit the Queensland Government webpage on discharging an adoption here.

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SEASON 2 - EPISODE 2

Lost & Found - An Original Song About Adoption

Listen to Have You Forgotten Me here.

Listen to Lost & Found & read song lyrics (scroll to bottom of the page)  here

Find out more about Mundy-Turner here.

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SEASON 2 - EPISODE 1

Pam Cordano - 10 Foundations for a Meaningful Life

Purchase Pam Cordano's book 10 Foundations for a Meaningful Life (No Matter What's Happened). Here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 17

Never forget, Never repeat

Watch the Without Our Consent - A Queensland Story film. Click here. 

Read more about the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Memorial Plaque. Click here

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 16

Advocacy for Social Change - What is possible?

Article about Advocacy in Spring 2020 Bits and Pieces newsletter. Click here

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 15

Kerri Saint - Association for Adoptees

Association 4 Adoptees closed Facebook group for adopted people. Click here.

#adoptionredressnow - follow hashtag on social media for posts campaigning for a national redress scheme. 

ABC article on Forced Adoption featuring Kerri. Click here

Photo courtesy of The Gympie Times.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 14

Damon Martin - International Social Service

International Social Service website. Click here

Dark Family Secrets and DNA article featuring Damon Martin. Click here

The Colour of Time book. Click here

Lion: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley. Click here.

Finding Your Origin Film. Click here

A concise search guide for intercountry adoptees. Click here

Information on intercountry adoption. Click here

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 13

Barton Williams - Intercountry Adoption 

Read Barton's book, "But What Are You?". Click here

Watch a short film about Barton's experience. Click here

Learn more about intercountry adoption in Australia and get support. Click here

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 12

Gary Coles - Father's Day 

Fathers and the Adoption Experience info sheet. Click here.

Read more about Gary Coles' books. Click here.

The original 7 Core Issues in Adoption. Click here.

The latest book on the 7 Core Issues in Adoption that includes information about fathers' experience. Click here.

Without Consent Exhibition (National Archives of Australia). Click here.

Full Federal Apology for Past Forced Adoption Policies and Practices. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 11

Professor Nahum Mushin

Forced Adoption Information. Click here.

Federal Apology for Forced Adoption Policies and Practices. Click here.

Am I a forced adoption? Click here.

Photo courtesy The Australian Newspaper

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 10

Hilary

The history of Adoption in Queensland. Click here.

Search Basics. Click here.

The inner and outer journey of adoption. Click here.

Forced Adoption information. Click here.

Other service providers that might help in your search. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 9

Dr Helen Riley  (Late Discovery)

Late Discovery Information Sheet. Click here.

Read Dr Helen Riley's Research. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 8 (Part One)

Sue  (Late Discovery)

Late Discovery Information Sheet. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 6 & 7 (Parts One & Two)

Lois (Grief & Loss)

Emotional Support & Counselling for People Affected by Adoption. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 5 (Part Two)

Using an Intermediary

Adoption & DNA. Click here.

Using online genealogical DNA tests. Click here

Inner & Outer Journey. Click here.

Preparing for your adoption records. Click here.

Contacting relatives. Tips for Adopted People. Click here.

Writing the first letter. Click here.

Search Basics. Click here.

Searching sites for finding relatives. Click here.

Approaching your relative - how we can help. Click here. 

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 4 (Part One)

Rachel & Richard

Fathers & the adoption experience. Click here.

Adoption & DNA. Click here.

Searching sites for finding relatives. Click here.

Approaching your relative - how we can help. Click here

​Writing the first letter. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 3

Forced Adoption

Federal Forced Adoption Apology. Click here.

Julia Gillard's full anniversary message. Click here.

Queensland Forced Adoption Apology. Click here.

Forced Adoption History Project (National Archives of Australia). Click here.

Am I a Forced Adoption? Click here.

Jo Sparrow on apology anniversaries in Fairfax newspapers. Click here

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 2

Heather

The history of Adoption in Queensland. Click here.

Search Basics. Click here.

The inner and outer journey of adoption. Click here.

Forced Adoption information. Click here.

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SEASON 1 - EPISODE 1

Introduction

Find out more about the Forced Adoption Support Service team. Click here:

Forced Adoption Information. Click here.

More about Jo Sparrow. Click here

Access Jane Sliwka's honours thesis on adoption. Click here.

Jo Sparrow on apology anniversaries in Fairfax newspapers. Click here

Call Jigsaw today on (07) 3358 6666

Call Forced Adoption Support Services on 1800 21 03 13

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