Finalised adoption

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
Synonymous names:Finalised adoption
METeOR identifier:689417
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 20/03/2018

An adoption order that was completed during the reporting period. This includes orders that were made in Australia, and, in the case of some intercountry adoptions, where the full adoption order was made in the country of origin. The way in which an adoption is finalised depends on the process used in the country of origin and the procedures of the state or territory department responsible for adoption in Australia.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Adoptions DSS 2016-17 Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

Adoptions DSS 2017-18 Children and Families, Superseded 02/12/2019

Adoptions DSS 2018-19 Children and Families, Superseded 20/01/2021

Adoptions DSS 2019-20 Children and Families, Standard 20/01/2021