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Forced Adoption

Motion
Rachel Siewert 15 Jun 2010

Senator SIEWERT (Western Australia) (3.59 pm)—I move: That the Senate—

(a) recognises the grief, pain and anguish suffered by thousands of mothers who were vic-tims of the forced adoption policies implemented by state governments for decades; and

(b) acknowledges:
(i)     this pain and grief is on-going, and
(ii)    these mothers deserve an apology for the pain and anguish they have suffered and continue to suffer.

Question negatived.

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