Australian PM apologises for 'dark period in nation's history'

Apr 1, 2013 Full story: Groong

PM apologises for 'dark period in nation's history' Prime Minister Julia Gillard has delivered a national apology to victims of the government's forced adoption practices that were in place in Australia from the late 1950s to the 1970s ABC News Thu Mar 21, 2013 More than 800 people affected by forced adoptions gathered at the Great Hall in Canberra ... (more)

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Gatsby

Irvine, CA

#1 Apr 1, 2013
Sorry? Why apologize? Are Australians today responsible for sins of their grandparents? Apology would have had genuine contrition if given 50 years ago but today it comes across as insincere. Better to say we regret what happened and pledge it won't happen again.
trev

Geelong, Australia

#2 Apr 1, 2013
the only dark period she should be apologising for is her time as pm of this country.

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