APPENDIX 4   

APPENDIX 4   

Australian adoption statistics 1950–2010

Sources:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Adoptions Australia 2004–2005, Child Welfare Series No. 37, 2005, Table 1, p. 5

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Adoptions Australia 2009–2010, Child Welfare Series No. 50, December 2010, Table A.1, p. 43.

NAA, A432 1966/2404 Part 2, Uniform Adoption Legislation, draft letter to the Attorney-General, 11 July 1963, folio p. 49, digital p. 326.

NAA, A432 1961/2241 Part 2, Uniform Adoption Legislation—Material prepared by the States, Number of Adoptions in Each State During Period 1951–60, folio p. 134, digital p. 91.

NAA, A432 1961/2241 Part 2, Uniform Adoption Legislation—Material prepared by the States, State of Victoria: Summary of Adoption Orders made from 1939–1960, digital p. 59.

NSW Legislative Council, Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Releasing the Past—Adoption Practices 1950–1998—Final report, Parliamentary Paper Number 600, December 2000, pp 219–220.

Notes:

Some sources report data by calendar year, others report data by financial year, while others do not specify. This table is labelled by calendar year as that is the format used by the AIHW, from which the majority of figures are drawn.

Australian Adoption Statistics 1950-2010

Australian Adoption Statistics 1950-2010

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