Link-Up (Qld) provides services to individuals, families or communities who have been affected by past Australian Government removal policies and practices, including separation through adoption, fostering, removal or institutionalisation. Reunion services are available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 18. Link-Up (Qld) prioritises service delivery to first generation clients.
Link-Up (Qld) provides a professional, sensitive, culturally appropriate tracing and reunion service to members of the Stolen Generations in Queensland. Our Caseworkers and Research Officers research all kinds of records to identify and locate your family members. The research process can take anywhere from several months to years depending on your individual case. Throughout the Link-Up journey, our Caseworkers will be in regular contact, and our Counsellors are available whenever you wish to have a yarn.
All Link-Up (Qld) staff value and respect your privacy and trust, and manage your journey with the utmost confidentiality.
We provide the following services:
Family history research and family tracing to locate family
members for the purpose of reunion
Assistance for family reunions, return to country, community or
Social and emotional support before, during and after a reunion
Healing activities e.g. healing camps, support groups,
counselling, digital story telling, art and music therapy
Referals to other agencies
Community events and education sessions
We can’t help you with:
Family tracing, family tree research or proof of Aboriginality
for people other than Link-Up Stolen Generations clients and
their Aboriginality has been established.
Native title, land rights, compensation or reparations claims
Financial assistance outside our core business services
Locating missing persons
Funeral expenses, including gravestones and monuments