Saturday, May 24, 2014

The next  ALAS meeting is Tuesday 17 th June,  at 11 am, at a private  home, for more details please  phone  the numbers below, please bring a plate & a $2.00 coin  donation, non members $5.00 donation  please.we are a non for profit - charity group.Who rely on membership fees & donations to keep the group going.                If you have been touched by adoption & need a safe place  to talk to other mothers & females adoptees, who have been through a similar situation call me on 0417077159. or 33975119. We are a friendly  understanding group of women,   feel  free to bring a female support person with you, Note we are trialing a weekday for meetings, as so many mothers help with grand children on Saturdays, any ideas of different places to try please call me or send an e-mail..                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The 8- 10 June it will be 5 years since we trailblazers went on national television, to receive that all to famous ADOPTION APOLOGY from Professor Ian JONES, little did we know that the PAST  ADOPTION  PRACTICES  & POLICIES would finally be exposed, we were believed by so many politicians who backed us up for the SENATE INQUIRY, which has gone down in history, as being instrumental in THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS FORCED ADOPTION APOLOGY on 21 st of march 2013, we have campaigned for that DAY to stay our ADOPTION  REMEMBRANCE DAY, we still need to LOBBY all  POLITICIANS, TONY ABBOTT want's to give our day away  to the afghan veterans, there were no major battles on that day, so they don't want it & are backing us up.                                                                 21 st March is anti bullying day [we were all bullied into surrendering  our babies by the bullying tactics used against us].  Harmony day is also relevant to us we should all be reunited & left to live in peace & quiet.      To do this we should band together & fight for COMPENSATION, starting at $500.000.00,if enough of us fight for this, then maybe this GOVERNMENT would think twice about its proposed new  ADOPTION LAWS, people in high places& prime ministers should not be ALLOWED to return to the past    taking of the children from  poor families which the government have made poor.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The 5 th anniversary of The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital  lunch last Tuesday was successful ,many laughs, lots of chattering, a good time was had by all who attended.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

ALAS MEMBERS send our deepest sympathy to Margaret & her family on the loss of her son Michael, our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this sad time.