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Known child adoption

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term749082
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 03/11/2021
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An adoption of a child/children who were born or permanently residing in Australia before the adoption, who have a pre-existing relationship with the adoptive parent(s) and who are generally not able to be adopted by anyone other than the adoptive parent(s). These types of adoptions are broken down into the following categories, depending on the child’s relationship to the adoptive parent(s): step-parent, relative(s), carer and other.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Known adoption Children and Families, Superseded 03/11/2021

See also Known child intercountry adoption Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

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Adoption type code N Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

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

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