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Tuart Place thanked for contribution to Northern Ireland Inquiry

The Northern Ireland Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry is currently investigating the issue of child migration and has thanked Tuart Place for its substantial contribution to the Inquiry.

In his opening address, Chairman Sir Anthony Hart expressed gratitude for the work of Tuart Place in linking the Inquiry with former child migrants from Northern Ireland living in Australia.  Sir Anthony earlier thanked Tuart Place for its help in other areas, including our comprehensive report on “Impacts and outcomes of child migration experienced by former child migrants from Northern Ireland”.

Sir Anthony’s opening statement is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhlsBl7Y2-4&feature=youtu.be

The Tuart Place Report is available from the News Archive of our website at: http://www.tuartplace.org/index.php/news-archive

Tuart Place is currently supporting witnesses giving evidence to the Inquiry from Perth via video link.


Beautiful setting: Myalup Pines CottagesBeautiful setting: Myalup Pines Cottages

It's Never too Late to Heal for Life

Heal for Life is a five-day residential program for survivors of childhood trauma and abuse. Independent research found that 90% of people describe Heal for Life as ‘life-changing’ or ‘very positive’. The residential retreats are run by survivors, for survivors, supervised by psychologists. You are supported to take responsibility for your healing and regain your personal power. The Western Australian program is located at beautiful Myalup Pines Cottages, at Myalup WA. Over the years, a number of Tuart Place participants have been on the five-day healing retreats, with fantastic results

Tuart Place is sponsoring two places on the five-day Healing Retreat commencing on the afternoon of Sunday 30 November, finishing Friday 5 December 2014. The only cost to participants will be a $50 contribution to food. To book one of the sponsored places, ring WA Heal for Life Coordinator Penny Garvey on 0439-973-285. More information at http://www.healforlife.com.au/