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How does adoption work?

If you're considering adoption, you need to know about eligibility, differences between the states' and territories' laws, and how adoption may affect your family.

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Deciding to give a baby or child up for adoption

Deciding whether to give a child up for adoption can be stressful, but there is support for parents and carers to help them through this process.

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Adoption of your child | NT.GOV.AU

What happens if you decide to adopt your child, including information on consent, finalising the adoption and your rights after adoption.

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Adoption & raising adopted children | Raising Children Network

When you adopt, you give a child a home and a sense of belonging, security and identity. It’s good to tell children about their adoption as early as you can.

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Adoption | Community support | Queensland Government

Adoption Services Queensland responsibilities and contact details for adopting.

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Adoption - Better Health Channel

Adoption can give a secure family life to children who can?t live with their birth family.

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Adopting a child - Services Australia

We have a range of payments and services to help parents care for their newly adopted child.

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Foster care & adoption - The Trauma and Grief Network (TGN)

Children and young people who are in foster care, out of home care or adopted can have complex needs

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Intercountry Adoption | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

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Time limits for claiming family payments - Services Australia

There are rules about when you can submit a claim. They are different depending on the type of payment. If you can’t claim within these timeframes, let us know.

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