In 2006-07 CLAN conducted a survey of its Members to look at their experiences during and after their time in care.  To download a copy of the survey results, titled "A Terrible Way to Grow Up: The Experiences of Institutional Care and its Outcomes for Care Leavers in Australia",   "Click Here" 


CLAN''s second survey produced in 2011 entitled "Struggling to Keep It Together - CLAN Survey Report 2011". 

This survey demonstrates to Governments, Churches, Charities that ran the orphanages, Childrens' Homes and Foster Care the long lasting effects of a Care Leaver Childhood on Care Leavers and their family members.

If you would like a copy of this survey you can purchase it for $25.00 including postage and handling, please email CLAN at