Terms of Reference

Commonwealth Contribution to Former Forced Adoption Policies and Practices

Terms of Reference

That the following matters be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 29 February 2012:  
        (a) the role, if any, of the Commonwealth Government, its policies and practices in
                 contributing to forced adoptions; and  
        (b) the potential role of the Commonwealth in developing a national framework to assist
                 states and territories to address the consequences for the mothers, their families and
                 children who were subject to forced adoption policies.

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone:+61 2 6277 3515
Fax:+61 2 6277 5829