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Expatriate adoption

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Synonymous names:Help on this termExpatriate adoption
METeOR identifier:Help on this term689408
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 20/03/2018
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A specific type of adoption that occurs when an Australian citizen or permanent resident living abroad for 12 months or more adopts a child through an overseas agency or government authority. Australian adoption authorities are not responsible for expatriate adoptions, and do not assess or approve applicants for such adoptions.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Adoptions DSS 2016-17 Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

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

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