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Monday, December 3, 2012
'They need to make this right': Distress at broken vow over apology
Susan Treweek has had a harder life than most. Which is why a 2010 apology made to her and other survivors who, as children, had been placed by the state of Queensland into adult mental institutions meant so much.
The apology was an acknowledgement that the 1999 Forde Inquiry into the abuse and neglect of children in state and religious institutions, and subsequent apology, did not cover all the survivors' experiences.