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Thank You

CLAN would like to thank the following people for their encouragement and support for the Federal Apology and their continuous support to CLAN.


A very special thank you to co-founder of CLAN, Joanna Penglase who worked with CLAN for the first 5 years on a volunteer basis andhelped establish an organisation that was in the forefront of this social justice issue.

CLAN Patron – Jason Clare MP- Member for Blaxland

Office of Jason Clare MP
Suite 7, Level 1,
400 Chapel Road,
Bankstown, NSW, 2200














CLAN Patron- Richard Marles MP – Member for Corio

Office of Richard Marles MP
17A Yarra Street,
Geelong, VIC, 3220


Prime Minister at the time, Kevin Rudd

The Hon. Kevin Rudd MP
PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600







Malcome Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull MP

Office of Malcolm Turnbull MP
PO Box 545
Edgecliff, NSW, 2027







Former Senator Andrew Murray

If you wish to contact Senator Andrew Murray please send all cards and letters to
PO Box 164,
Georges Hall, NSW, 2198







Jenny Macklin MP

Office of Jenny Macklin
149 Burgundy Street,
PO Box 316,
Heidelberg, VIC, 3084







Senator Claire Moore

Office of Senator Claire Moore
Suite 14B, 1st Floor
Brunswick Central
421 Brunswick Street
Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006







Steve Irons MP

Office of Steve Irons MP
PO Box 1060
East Victoria Park, WA, 6981







Senator Gary Humphries

Office of Senator Gary Humphries
Canberra Centre
148 Bunda Street,
Canberra, ACT, 2601







 Senator Jan McLucas

Office of Senator Jan McLucas
PO Box 2733
Cairns, QLD, 4870









Thank you to Greyhound Australia for their wonderful discount to CLAN members during the National Apology

Thank you to Barnados for the continuing support

Thank you to Frank, of Snap Printing, Condell Park, for producing 2000 business cards 


A special thank you to the Geelong Advertiser's Danny Lannen for his continuous coverage of this social justice issue over the years and his great publicity of CLAN

Thank you, Geelong Addy  

Published in Geelong Advertiser, written by Leonie Sheedy after the National Apology 

"I am writing on behalf of CLAN to say a sincere thanks to the Geelong Advertiser for the coverage they gave in the lead up and beyond to the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s and Malcolm Turnbull’s apology to us, the Remembered Australians.   

Thank you to the NSW Government for providing free rail travel via Countrylink to NSW Care Leavers 

Thank you to the Blue Angels of FAHCSIA      



Senator Steve Hutchins - Senator for NSW where without him there would not have been an Inquiry. 

This is a small biography of Senator Steve Hutchins from the Sunday Telegraph:

Age: 54

Served: 12 years

Career: A forklift driver and university graduate who rose through union ranks to become federal president of the Transport Workers Union.

Highlights: Hutchins chaired an inquiry into Australia's forgotten children, which resulted in Kevin Rudd delivering an apology on behalf of the nation.


Thank you to Elaine, NSW CLAN member who paid for our first badges ever many, many years ago


Thank you to Rev. Bill Crews for his support over 10 years ago and Rev. Chris Albany for his continuous support 

Thank you to Elton Humphries and the wonderful team of the Senate Inquiry


And a very special thank you to all members for their continuous support over the years

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