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Recent News January 28, 2015

Federal government proposes changes to some foreign adoption requirements

On the 29th of May 2014, the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 (Cth) was introduced before the House of Representative. This bill looks to amend sections 19B and 19C of the Citizenship Act 2007 (Cth) by changing the requirements for the adoption of children outside Australia. Speaking before Parliament, Prime Minister Tony Abbott […]