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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/post-adoption-support-services

Right to Information

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

Locked Bag 3405

BRISBANE  QLD  4001

Phone: 07 309705603

Toll Free: 1800 809 078

rti@csyw.qld.gov.au

https://www.csyw.qld.gov.au/

Registrar General
Births, Deaths & Marriages

(requires Authorisation Form supplied by AdS)
Level 32 180 Ann Street
PO Box 188
BRISBANE,  QLD  4001
Phone:  13 74 68

bdm-mail@justice.qld.gov.au

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces

Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ)
189 Coronation Drive

MILTON  Q 4064

Phone: 07 3170 4600

Toll Free: 1300 236 762

pasq@benevolent.org.au

https://www.benevolent.org.au/services-and-programs/list-of-programs/post-adoption-support-qld

Link-Up (Qld) (for Indigenous heritage)
3/5 Reifd Street

WOOLOONGABBA QLD  4102

Phone: 07 3638 0411

Toll Free: 1800 200 855

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

New South Wales

Adoption Information Unit
401 Liverpool Road

ASHFIELD NSW  2131

Toll Free: 1300 799 023

https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/families/adoption/finding-info

Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC)

Suite 253, Level 5, 7-11 The Avenue,

Hurstville, NSW, 1481

Phone: 1800 236 762 (ask for PARC)

parc@benevolent.org.au

https://www.benevolent.org.au/services-and-programs/list-of-programs/post-adoption-resource-centre-nsw

 

Western Australia

 

Post Adoption Information & Services
Ground FLoor, 189 Royal Street

EAST PERTH  WA 6004

Tel: 08 9286 5200

http://www.childprotection.wa.gov.au/

 

Adoption Research & Counselling Services (ARCS)
301 Railway Pde

Maylands WA 6051

Phone: 08 9388 1922

https://www.adoptionwa.org.au/

 

Jigsaw WA
176 Fitzgerald Street

NORTH PERTH WA 6906

Phone: 08 9328 4000

jigsaw@jigsaw.org.au

www.jigsaw.org.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria

 

Adoption & Family Records Service

Dept of Justice & Community Safety

GPO Box 4356

MELBOURNE VIC 3001
Phone: 03 8068 5700 or 1300 769 926

Toll Free:  1800 130 225

records.adoptions@justice.vic.gov.au 

https://www.justice.vic.gov.au/your-rights/adoption/past-adoptions

 

Vanish

(Victorian Adoption Network for Information & Self Help)
PO Box 112
Carlton SouthVictoria. Australia. 3053

Phone: 03 9328 8611 

Toll Free: 1300 VANISH (1300 826 474)

Email: info@vanish.org.au

vanish@vicnet.net.au

www.vanish.org.au

 

Victorian Assisted Reproductive

Treatment Authority (VARTA)

Levl 30, 570 Bourke Street

MELBOURNE VIC 3000

Tel: 03 8601 5250

https://www.varta.org.au/information-and-support

 

South Australia

 

Adoption & Family Records Service

Level 7, HP Centre, 108 North Terrace

ADELAIDE SA 5000

Tel: 08 8226 4399 or 08 8207 0060

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 Protection

GPO Box 158

CANBERRA ACT 2601

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

 

Northern Territory

 

Adoption Information Service

PO Box 37037, 

Winnellie NT 0820

Level 2 Darwin Plaza

41 Smith St Mall

DARWIN 0800

Phone: 08 8922 7443 or 08 8922 5519

tf.adoptions@nt.gov.au

https://nt.gov.au/community/child-protection-and-care/adoption

New Zealand

 

Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki 

Phoning from Australia 0011 0508 326 459

(free call in NZ)
Email: webadoption@ot.govt.nz

https://www.orangatamariki.govt.nz/adoption/finding-birth-family/

 

United Kingdom

 

UK Government website

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

Contact register: https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/the-adoption-contact-register

Email: adoptions@gro.gov.uk

International

 

International Social Services (Australia)

International Family & Post-Adoption Tracing

and Reunification
Offices in NSW and VIC

Tel: 1300 657 843

MELBOURNE   VIC   3000

Phone: 03 9614 8755

iss@iss.org.au

www.iss.org.au