Farewell Valda. You Will be Missed.

It is with extreme sadness we announce the death of long standing Clannie Valda Hogan. All Australian CareLeavers owe Valda our appreciation. She was a fighter since 1990’s. Her letters to Archbishop Pell and Denis Hart are legendary. Federal Police visited her and tried to tell her to stop sendingRead More

Excellent Speech by Sen Dean Smith

An excellent new speech by Senator Dean Smith. Click Here for a clip. Hopefully full speech to follow.

New Redress Interview on ABC Perth

A big thank you to Patricia from WA and to ABC Perth for this excellent interview: Click Here to Listen

Covid-19 Update and 20th Anniversary Cancellation

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 (coronavirus), CLAN has come to the regretful decision to postpone the 20th Anniversary celebration. We know this news will come as a great disappointment, and the decision was not made lightly. CLAN’s highest priority is the health and safety of Care Leavers, andRead More

Update for Melbourne and Ballarat Redress Hearings

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the public Redress hearings in Melbourne and Ballarat will now be held by teleconference. Those interested may watch through the following link:

Newcastle Social Cancelled

Please note that the Newcastle Social, intended to take place on Tuesday 17th of March 2020 has been cancelled. We apologize for the disappointment, and hope that Newcastle Clannies are able to catch up at a later date.

Upcoming Socials

See your latest Clanicle (the back page) for times, addresses, and RSVP information   PERTH: Monday 16th of March 2020 ALBURY/WODONGA: Sunday 22nd of March 2020 SYDNEY: Tuesday 31st of March 2020 TASMANIA: Sunday 5th of April 2020 GEELONG: Wednesday 8th of April 2020 FAR NORTH COAST: Wednesday 29th ofRead More

Updated Information for Public Redress Hearings

New information has been released for the upcoming public hearings regarding the National Redress Scheme. Click on the links below to see dates, times, and locations for the hearings. If you wish to appear at the inquiry please call (02) 6277 4157 Melbourne Hearings Ballarat Hearings Perth Hearings Brisbane HearingsRead More

Redress Scheme Transcript and Public Hearing Dates

Attached is the transcript of the joint committee’s public hearing from Canberra on the 26th of February 2020. Also linked are the dates and details for the next public hearings of the Redress Committee.   Joint Committee Transcript 26/2/2020   The dates and locations for the next public hearings areRead More

National Redress Scheme Media Release

National Redress Scheme committed to greater accountability and transparency. Details here:

20th Anniversary Celebration

On July 3rd and 4th CLAN will celebrate our 20th Anniversary! See details below, and watch this space for updates

Calling All Creative Clannies

Clan is conducting an art exhibition at the 20th Anniversary Celebration. Details below.