Vic Premier Ted Bailieu apologises for forced adoptions

THE Victorian Parliament has formally apologised to the families affected by forced adoption practices in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Premier Ted Baillieu led the parliament in the official apology to the "mothers, fathers, sons and daughters who were profoundly harmed" by the state's former adoption policies.

A statement said many thousands of Victorian babies were taken from their mothers without informed consent.

"We undertake to never forget what happened and to never repeat these practices." the statement read.


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