CLAN Working Bee Cancelled

Good afternoon, due to unforeseen circumstances surrounding COVID. The scheduled working bee and sausage sizzle at the Australian Orphanage Museum on Friday the 26th has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 25/11/21

The National Redress Scheme and Direct Personal Response Overlook Care Leavers, below is Clans Submission 16/11/21:

Submission into the Direct Personal Response Overlook of Care Leavers

Please go to our ABOUT section to find CLANs 2020-2021 Annual Report. 12/11/21


CLAN is currently seeking to employ a part time curator at the Australian Orphanage Museum in Geelong. For job description & further information regarding the opportunity please email thank you. Job closes 5pm 22/10/21

Attention all Clannies, could you please endeavour to send back your completed Survey forms as soon as possible. Much appreciated.

CLAN Member Carol will appear on ABC television tonight at 7pm EST 23/06/21, for an interview about Redress and the funder of last resort. Please tune in to hear her story.

Benjamin Perkins is a care leaver that now works for the United nations.

He was penned a fantastic blog post about his experience growing up in an Orphanage.

Read the full story here: Benjamin Perkins: “Because I Grew Up In An Orphanage”

Click here to read about the Comission of Inquiry announced on the 23rd of November 2020 by The Honourable Peter Gutwein MP, Premier of Tasmania. The Inquiry will commence in early 2021 and is expected to take approximately 12 months to complete.

Exciting news! At long last the Australian Orphanage Museum will have a permanent home in Geelong. The Museum will be moving in the near future to a lovely new home at 351 Ryrie St, Geelong.

Click here for the press release and more information.


Minister for Child Protection Luke Donnellan joined us for the 2020 AGM (albeit virtually), to deliver a speech regarding the Redress Scheme. For those who were unable to make the meeting, we have a video of Minister Donnellan’s speech below:


The CLAN Annual Report for 2019 to 2020 is now available on the Annual Reports page (Click Here), and contains reports from the President and CEO of CLAN, information on our activities from the year, financial reports, and much more.

CLAN now has EFTPOS facilities for those wishing to make membership payments or donations. This facility is available by calling the CLAN office on 1800 008 774