Joan Hume and the Weemala Pioneers

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Classification: General Exhibition Country: Australia Director(s): Sarah Barton Themes: Institutions, John Roarty, Captives of Care, Disabled People International, DPI, New South Wales, Weemala Cast: Joan Hume

John Roarty lived most of his life in Sydney's Weemala institution.  He wrote an acclaimed book called "Captives of Care".  Joan Hume helped edit that book and became friends with John. She tells some of his story about what life was like in the early institutions.

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