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Federal Apology on forced Adoptions

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has set a date for a formal apology to those affected by forced adoption practices from the 1950s to the 1970s. The apology comes after a landmark inquiry by the Federal Senate, which found up to 250,000 babies were forcibly taken from their mothers, who were mostly young and unmarried. The Federal Government has confirmed Ms Gillard will deliver the apology at Parliament House on March 21, 2013. Federal Apology for