The first Sorry Day was held in Sydney in 1998, it is now commemorated nationally with thousands of Australians from all walks of life participating in memorial services, commemorative meetings, survival celebrations and community gatherings to honour the Stolen Generations.
Sorry Day has helped to keep a focus on the issues of the Stolen Generations on both the political and social agenda with the ensuing results including:
The Bringing Them Home Report selling more copies than any comparable report
Hundreds and Thousands of non-Indigenous Australians have signed Sorry Books
Many thousands of Australians have attended Sorry Day commemorative events
Over one and half million Australians walked bridges in support of the Stolen Generations and Reconciliation
On the 13th February the Prime Minister Mr Rudd and the Australian Parliament Said "SORRY" to the Stolen Generations, their families and communities
Click link to the Apology to the Stolen Generations