Aunty Patsy Smith
Portrait photos by: Yanni Delaportas
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My great grandparents, Willy & Annie Hamilton and family.
Me in a leg brace with 2 nurses at the orphanage.
Mooroopna Police statement.
My suitcase at the orphanage.
Me at 16 yrs old with my foster brothers, from left, Jamie, Anthony, and Paul.
Letter from the Director of family welfare.
My brother Larry & I finally reunited.
My sister Joylene and I.
Nairm Marr Djambana’s logo elements: Bunjil, wattle, wallaby (that used to roam the bay when it was grasslands), fish and shellfish, manna gum leaves and gathering.
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