Adoption law in Australia

Adoption law in Australia

Belinda Stonehouse

Historical publication— February 1992
Adoption law in Australia

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This document briefly outlines changes to the adoption scene in Australia in recent years, and then gives an overview of Australian adoption law as at 1 January 1992. Information about adoption by relatives, Aboriginal children, access to information, and intercountry adoption is included.   

Australian Family Briefing No 1

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Historical publication
Published by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, February 1992.
8 pp.

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