From the ABC:
Bruce Trevorrow has been awarded $525,000 in the South Australian Supreme Court for being taken from his family when he was just 13 months old.
The ordeal began when Mr Trevorrow, then a baby, was taken to hospital with stomach pains on Christmas Day, 1957.
Once he had recovered, he was sent into foster care without his parents' knowledge. He was returned to his mother 10 years later, but his father had already died.
The experiences left Mr Trevorrow was scarred for life.
"In and out of institutions, jail, depression, just couldn't get on my feet," he said.
"It's just made me happy that the judgement has come against the state."