Archive for November 16th, 2009


On air: What do government apologies achieve?

child migrants“We come together today to deal with an ugly chapter in our nation’s history.”

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s apology to thousands of children abused in state care – following a 20 year campaign by the victims – is another example of governments saying sorry for historical events.

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