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Government apology for forced adoption practices - Media release - Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

20 Mar 2013

The Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard is expected to deliver an apology for forced adoption practices in Parliament House, Canberra tomorrow. Recent research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies Research (AIFS) found thousands of Australians involved in past adoption practices need more support services as they grapple with the effects. AIFS Research Fellow, Pauline Kenny said about 200,000 Australians are estimated to have been affected by past adoption practices and there was a need for more services to address their needs.

Date: 
20 March 2013

Click here to view the full article which appeared in Family Matters