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Intercountry adoption

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Synonymous names:Help on this termIntercountry adoption
METeOR identifier:Help on this term700992
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 12/11/2018
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Intercountry adoptions are adoptions of children from countries other than Australia, who are legally able to be placed for adoption, but who generally have had no previous contact or relationship with the adoptive parents. There are three categories of intercountry adoptions: Hague adoption, Bilateral adoption and non-Hague adoption.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Intercountry adoption Children and Families, Superseded 12/11/2018

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

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