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Intercountry adoption

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Synonymous names:Help on this termIntercountry adoption
METeOR identifier:Help on this term722868
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 02/12/2019
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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 four categories of intercountry adoptions: Hague adoption, Bilateral adoption, known child intercountry adoption and ad-hoc adoption.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Intercountry adoption Children and Families, Superseded 02/12/2019

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

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