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What is adoption?

Adoption permanently transfers the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Learn more here.

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How does adoption work?

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

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Giving a baby up for adoption

If you are thinking about adoption for your baby, it’s important to get as much information, advice and counselling as you can.

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Deciding to give a child up for adoption

Deciding whether to give a child up for adoption can be very distressing for parents, 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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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

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Adoption - Better Health Channel

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