All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.

Forced adoption support services scoping study

Daryl Higgins, Pauline Kenny, Reem Sweid and Lucy Ockenden
Commissioned report— February 2014

The study proposes service model options that could enhance and complement existing support services.

Past and present adoptions in Australia

Daryl Higgins
Research summary— February 2012

Provides a summary of the ways in which adoption currently operates, past adoption practices, and the potential impacts adoption has on those involved

Past and present adoptions in Australia

Family Relationships Quarterly No. 19

AFRC Newsletter No. 19 — August 2011

Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers

Family Relationships Quarterly No. 7

AFRC Newsletter No. 7 — February 2008

Identifying parental substance use and misuse in clinical practice; action research at the Hobart Family Relationships Centre; the late discovery

Adoption law in Australia

Belinda Stonehouse
Historical publication— February 1992

This document briefly outlines changes to the adoption scene in Australia in recent years

Adoption law in Australia