Adopt Perspective
Adopt Perspective
Aug 16, 2022
Jill Rodger
Play • 55 min

Today's guest is an adoptee born at Crown Street Women's Hospital in Sydney in 1953. Jill Rodger is a tenacious amateur detective who managed to track down her mother in 1984, years before New South Wales legislation was amended to allow access to identifying information and even before the common use of the internet and social media. More recently, Jill has managed to track down her paternal family through a commercial DNA test and has had a beautiful outcome. Jill joined us from Ballarat in Victoria.

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Your host is Dr Jo-Ann Sparrow - President of Jigsaw Queensland (

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We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and the many lands that our clients now live on and we wish to acknowledge and show our respects to Elders past and present for their continuing connection to culture and the contributions they make to community. We acknowledge how much we have to learn from them and their unique understanding of connection and adoption and their recognition that at the base of every change is truth telling and healing.

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