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Adoption

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term327208
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Indigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termAdoption is the legal process by which a person legally becomes a child of the adoptive parents and legally ceases to be a child of his/her existing parents.
Context:Help on this termChildren and family services.

Collection and usage attributes

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The adoption order severs the legal relationship between the biological parents and the child. A new birth certificate is issued to the child bearing the name(s) of his/her adoptive parent(s) as the natural parent(s) and the new name of the child, where a change has occurred.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Origin:Help on this term

Adoptions Australia (AIHW). Data collection standards, tables and counting rules, 1998-99.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Adoption, version 2, DEC, NCSDD, NCSIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (12.3 KB)

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Adoption consent Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption organisation sector Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption placement Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption placement not finalised Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoptions DSS 2016-17 Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

Adoptions DSS 2017-18 Children and Families, Standard 12/11/2018

Adoption—access arrangement type Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—access arrangement type, agreement type code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—adoption consent Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—adoption consent, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—adoption consent, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—adoption organisation sector Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—adoption organisation sector, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—adoption organisation sector, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—adoption placement not finalised Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—adoption placement not finalised, total N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—application for information lodged Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—application for information lodged, total number N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—application for information type, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—application for information type, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—application identifier, code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—application type Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—application type, information/veto code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—finalised adoption, total number N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—intercountry adoption program, code N Children and Families, Standard 20/03/2018

Adoption—number of applications for information lodged, total N[NN] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—number of vetoes lodged, total N[NN] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—person who lodged a veto Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—person who lodged an application for information Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—relationship of person who lodged an application, code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—sibling group Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—veto in place Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—veto in place, total number N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—veto lodgement Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—veto lodgement, total number N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—veto type Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoption—veto type Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—veto type, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Adoption—veto type, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Adoptive family—special care need, code N Children and Families, Standard 12/11/2018

Adoptive family—special care need, code N Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

Adoptive family—special care type, code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 20/03/2018

Household family Community Services (retired), Superseded 27/04/2007

Intercountry adoption living arrangement post arrival Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 06/09/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 23/11/2018

Person (name)—family name, text A[A(49)] WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Person (name)—family name, text X[X(39)] Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Person (name)—family name, text X[X(39)] Housing assistance, Standard 20/06/2005
Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Person (name)—family name, text X[X(39)] Health, Superseded 04/05/2005
Community Services (retired), Superseded 25/08/2005

Person—adoption order type Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Person—adoption type Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Person—adoption type, code N Children and Families, Standard 12/11/2018

Person—adoption type, code N Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

Person—adoption type, code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Special adoptive care need code N Children and Families, Superseded 11/11/2018

Special adoptive care need code N Children and Families, Standard 12/11/2018

Special adoptive care type code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 20/03/2018

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