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Hundreds of former state wards took to the steps of parliament last week seeking an apology from the government for past abuse while they were in the care and protection of the state. Social worker and former state ward Paora Crawford Moyle was part of the roopu who presented a petition demanding an independent inquiry into historical abuse of those in state care. Between 1950 and 1990 an estimated one hundred thousand children and vulnerable adults were taken from their families and put into children's homes or mental health institutions. But Paora Crawford Moyle says that's just the historical cases and that state care abuse can be traced to more recent times.
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