Adoption—adoption placement not finalised, total N[NN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Number of placements not finalised
METeOR identifier:650136
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Definition:

The total number of children placed with adoptive parents prior to finalisation of an adoption order.

Data Element Concept:Adoption—adoption placement not finalised

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Count
Data type:Number
Format:N[NN]
Maximum character length:3

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

Includes all overseas born children who were placed with adoptive parents in Australia during the reporting period, but whose adoption orders were not finalised by 30 June.

An adoption order is finalised after the legal relationship between the child and the biological parents is severed and the legal relationship of parent and child is transferred, in full, to the adoptive parent(s).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Adoption—number of placements not finalised, total N[NN] Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2013-16 Children and Families, Superseded 20/03/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2016-17 Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2017-18 Children and Families, Superseded 02/12/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Adoptions DSS 2018-19 Children and Families, Standard 02/12/2019

DSS specific attributes +