The Read Park Memorial

'Empty Arms, Broken Lives'

Unveiled to the public; March 23rd, 2019, 

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After two years of dedicated work, the Empty Arms -Broken Lives, memorial took its final resting place at Read Park in the Perth suburb of Victoria Park.

ARMS would like to sincerely acknowledge the involvement of;

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the WA chapter of the Forced Adoption Support Service (FASS) & Relationships Australia, who obtained federal funding to design, construct and instal the memorial.

The Town of Victoria and the Hon. David Templeman who were both instrumental in finding a permanent home for the granite structures of mother and newborn.

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Michelle with

Michelle & 'Mother'

Michelle & 'Mother'

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