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For any search for identity, it is necessary to contact the State in which the adoption occurred and it is possible to find each state in Austrlia operating under different guidelines and legislation.

Queensland

Adoption Services Queensland (AdS)

(for identifying and non-identifying information)
Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women

Locked Bag 3405

BRISBANE  QLD  4001

Phone: 07 3097 5100

Toll Free: 1800 647 983

ads@csyw.qld.gov.au

https://www.qld.gov.au/community/caring-child/adoption/contact-adoption-services

Right to Information

(to apply for access to government-held information)
Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women

GPO Box 806

BRISBANE  Q   4001 

Phone: 07 3224 2242

Toll Free: 1800 809 078

rti@communities.qld.gov.au

rti@csyw.qld.gov.au

Registrar General
Births, Deaths & Marriages

(requires Authorisation Form supplied by AdS)
501 Ann Street
PO Box 188
ALBERT STREET,  QLD  4002
Phone:  07 3247 5792

Toll Free: 1300 366 430 
www.justice.qld.gov.au

Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ)

(for counselling and mediation)
189 Coronation Drive

MILTON  Q 4064

Phone: 07 3170 4600

Toll Free: 1300 914 819

pasq@benevolent.org.au

http://www.benevolent.org.au/connect/post--adoption--support--home

Link-Up (Qld) (for Indigenous heritage)
PO Box 3229

SOUTH BRISBANE QLD  4101

Phone: 07 3638 0411

Toll Free: 1800 200 855

http://www.link-upqld.org.au/

Salvation Army Family Tracing Services

(post adoption section in Qld only)
GPO Box 2210                                                                  

BRISBANE  Q  4001

Phone:  07 3222 6663

postadoptionserviceQLD@aue.salvationarmy.org

New South Wales

Adoption Information Unit
Locked Bag 4028

ASHFIELD NSW  2131

Toll Free: 1300 799 023

adoption.information@communities.nsw.gov.au

Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC)Suite 253, Level 5, 7-11 The Avenue,

Hurstville, NSW, 1481

Phone: 02 9504 6788

parc@benevolent.org.au

https://www.benevolent.org.au/connect/post--adoption--support--home

 

Western Australia

 

Post Adoption Information & Services
PO Box 641

BELMONT  WA 6104

Toll Free in WA: 1800 182 178

adoption.information@communities.nsw.gov.au

 

Adoption Research & Counselling Services (ARCS)
Phone: 08 9388 1922

contact@adoptionwa.org.au

 

Jigsaw WA
PO Box 512

NORTH PERTH WA 6906

176 Fitzgerald Street

North Point WA 6906

Phone: 08 9328 4000

(Fee for service) 

jigsaw@jigsaw.org.au

www.jigsaw.org.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria

 

Adoption & Family Records Service
Phone: 03 8068 5700

Toll Free:   1300 769 926

www.dhs.vic.gov.au

 

Vanish

(Victorian Adoption Network for Information & Self Help)
Phone: 03 9328 8611 

Toll Free: 1300 VANISH (1300 826 474)

PO Box 112
Carlton South
Victoria. Australia. 3053

Email: info@vanish.org.au

vanish@vicnet.net.au

www.vanish.org.au

 

Victorian Assisted Reproductive

Treatment Authority (VARTA)

www.varta.org.au 

 

South Australia

 

Adoption & Family Records Service

DCP.FOI@sa.gov.au

https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/adoption/applying-adoption-information

 

Post Adoption Support Services
Phone: 08 8245 8100

49a Orsmond Street

HINDMARSH   SA  5007

passinfo@rasa.org.au

www.rasa.org.au

 

ACT

 

Department of Child Protectionhttps://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/ocyfs/children/adoptions/information-on-past-adoptions

 

Northern Territory

 

Adoption Information Service

PO Box 40596

CASUARINA NT 0811

Phone: 08 8922 5519

Toll Free: 1300 360 208

Adoptions.ths@nt.gov.au

https://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/ocyfs/children/adoptions/information-on-past-adoptions

 

New Zealand

 

Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki 

Freephone (in NZ): 0508 326 459

Phone: +64 4 917 0000 
Email: webadoption@mvcot.govt.nz

https://www.govt.nz/browse/family-and-whanau/adoption-and-fostering/finding-your-birth-parents/

 

United Kingdom

 

UK Government website

https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records

 

International

 

International Social Services (Australia)

International Family & Post-Adoption Tracing

and Reunification
(National Office)

Level 2, 313-315 Flinders Street

MELBOURNE   VIC   3000

Phone: 03 9614 8755

iss@iss.org.au

www.iss.org.au