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Placement (adoption)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termAdoption placement
METeOR identifier:Help on this term749066
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 03/11/2021
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The act of placing a child or children with their adoptive family (that is, for intercountry adoption, the child enters Australia; for local adoption, the child is taken into the care of the prospective adoptive parent(s)) during the reporting period, regardless of the status of their adoption order.

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Adoptions

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Placement Children and Families, Superseded 03/11/2021

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Adoptions DSS 2020-21 Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

Adoption—adoption placement, total N[NN] Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

Adoptive family—adoptive parent marital status, code N Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

Adoptive family—sibling composition, type code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

Type of intercountry adoption program code N Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

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