Wednesday, November 27, 2013

1st Anniversary of Forced Adoption Apology morning tea.

The remembrance day morning tea was held today, 27th November 2013 at the Brisbane City Hall. The Minister for Communities,Child Safety and Disability Services,The Hon. Tracy Davis gave a moving speech and Representatives of the Working Committee, ALAS, Origins and Jigsaw spoke of past, present and future affects of Forced Adoption. This was followed by candle lighting to remember all who could not join us on this special day.
Senator Claire Moore, Senator Sue Boyce and The Very Revd. Dr.Peter Catt were among the guests.
A light refreshments was served. There were over 100 guests who attended.
We would like to thank, especially Susan Kelly and her amazing assistant Emma from Post Adoption Services Qld for all the hard work and organization that went into making this event a wonderful and memorable morning.
                                                                                                                                                                                  The Hon. Tracy Davis came with a beautiful basket of  pink roses which was her special gift to us.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Christmas Lunch 7th December 2013.

Christmas Lunch will be held at the Ox,
Oxley Rd Margate.
!! 45am onwards.
This year, the Christmas lunch is open to financial members and their support person only.
Membership fees, $15 can be paid on the day for all who wish to attend.

RSVP for bookings  by Wednesday 4/12/2013.
Please ring Trish for more information; 0417 077 159.
Please wear Christmas colors.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Your Invitation to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the Queensland Apology.

1st Anniversary
Queensland Government’s Apology
For forced adoption policies and practices

Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ), and the Queensland Post Adoption Working Committee, (Alas, Origins and Jigsaw) invite you to join us at The Brisbane City Hall to commemorate this important occasion.

A light morning tea will be served and music provided by Conservatorium of Music. We look forward to seeing you there.

Brisbane City Hall
Brisbane Room
64 Adelaide Street

Wednesday 27 November

10:30am—12:00 noon

Please RSVP Monday 18 November

07 3170 4600 or 1300 914 819 

Or ring Trish; 0417 077 159 by 15th November to have bookings forwarded.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Replay of DVD, Queensland Parliament apology for forced Adoption 27/11/2012

Queensland Parliament Apology for Forced Adoption 27/11/2012.

With the celebration of the 1st Anniversary only 24 days away, we would like anyone who wishes to addend this event which will be held at Brisbane City Hall, 27/11/2013 to contact Post Adoption Support Queensland on,(07) 3171 4600 for bookings.

This invitation is for all who is affected by forced adoption, mothers, children, fathers and extended families.
This will  be a special event for all.
We will update more information soon.
Link to Brisbane Times. The Apology from Parliament from 2012

Mext Meeting 16th November 2013.

Our next meeting will be a north side meeting.

It will be held in Redcliffe at a private home.
Time 11 45 am onwards.
Please bring a plate to share.
Gold coin donation.

The 1st Anniversary of the Queensland Apology will be on 27th November 2013.
We will have all information of the event at the meeting.

All Welcome.
Please call Trish; 0417 077 159 for more details.

Salvation Army Yet To Apologise in Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.

Pressure on Salvation Army to say sorry over forced adoptions - ABC
The Salvation Army is yet to apologise for its role in forced adoptions in Tasmania ... "That will be a good day for me, I might get a little more closure." ...