Intercountry adoption

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
Synonymous names:Intercountry adoption
METeOR identifier:722868
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 02/12/2019

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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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Intercountry adoption Children and Families, Superseded 02/12/2019

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

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