[LINK] [OT] "we say sorry"

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Feb 14 12:53:20 EST 2008


Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 11:35 AM 14/02/2008, Rick Welykochy wrote:
>> 'common experience payment'. If the applicant is successful they 
>> receive a standard $10,000 in
> 
> I just picked $10,000 out of the air. :-)
> 
> It would be interesting to compare the actual size of the first people 
> populations between Canada and Australia, and how they determined 
> eligibility. But even so, the cost and time taken will be less to do 
> this approach than require individual cases. I guess there could be 
> class actions, but that won't reduce the time and court clogging all 
> that much. I believe Fred Cheney was the one who said the official 
> records couldn't be trusted.
> 
> Jan
> 

Tasamania set up a fund & process in November 2006
<http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/stolengeneration/>

as has WA (but their's includes child migrants) but I can't find a link

M

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