Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Indigenous Australians: Stolen generations

Senior School topic guide supporting the Australian Curriculum Cross Curriculum priority of Indigenous Understanding

Source: Aboriginal children collect wood as one of their chores at the Bomaderry Aboriginal Children's Home in New South Wales, Australia. Bomaderry was the first institution set up in the state to house Aboriginal children of the Stolen Generations. It was open from 1908 until the 1980s. Encyclopædia Britannica (2020).

Referencing Notice Don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For help see the Junior School or Senior School referencing guides, and / or CiteMaker.
Resource Key

When accessing content use the numbers below to guide you:

LEVEL

Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

LEVEL

Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Indigenous Australians | Stolen generations: Articles

Level 1Articles

Level 2

Indigenous Australians | Stolen generations: eBooks

Level 1 resourceUsing eBooks off campus help and instructionsClick on the following book covers to place a hold in the library catalogue or access the book online. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Indigenous Australians | Stolen generations: Online resources

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

Level 3 resource

Indigenous Australians | Stolen generations: Videos

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view these video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

The history of forced removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families in Australia. (National Museum of Australia, 2018)

Source

When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: National Museum of Australia (2018) or (National Museum of Australia, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: National Museum of Australia, (2018). The Stolen Generations. [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/aDuxRddyZQY

"This resource is based on 'Bringing them home' , the report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families, and on the history of forcible separation and other policies which have impacted on the lives of Indigenous Australians." (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2014)

Source

When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: Australian Human Rights Commission, (2014) or (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2014)
Bibliography / Reference list: Australian Human Rights Commission, (2014). Bringing them home: separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Sl82VMuuKI0

"February 13, 2008. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Opposition Leader Brendan Nelson speak on the floor of the House of Representatives, making a historic apology to Indigenous Australians." (About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives, 2018)

Source

When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives (2018) or (About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: (About the House: the official channel of the Australian House of Representatives, (2018). National Apology to the Stolen Generations. [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/1ADYFf9kfOk

Level 1 resourceFilm and video

"Today marks 10 years since former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said sorry on the floor of Parliament to the Stolen Generations. We explain why it was such a big moment for the families involved." (ABC Behind the News, 2008)

Source

When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: ABC Behind the News, (2008) or (ABC Behind the News, 2008)
Bibliography / Reference list: ABC Behind the News, (2008). 10th Anniversary of Stolen Generation Apology, [eVideo]. https://clickv.ie/w/HX1m

© Mentone Girls' Grammar School | CRICOS provider 00324B