The Institute of Open Adoption Studies
The NSW Government committed $2.85 million in 2015 to help establish an independent Institute of Open Adoption Studies
Why open adoption?
The following videos provide a snapshot of the experiences of children and young people who have been adopted.
‘Making Adoption Easier’ (March 2014)
Barnardos ‘Talking About Adoption’
Watch adoptees and their families share their experiences with Barnardos about open adoption over the past 30 years.
More information on Barnardos and their role in adoption can be found at www.barnardos.org.au
FACS ‘Fostering to Adopt Panel’
This video is a panel discussion at the FACS Office of the Senior Practitioner Practice Conference (2014). It features NGO and Family and Community Services (FACS) adoption experts discussing adoption research, the Safe Home for Life legislative reforms and adoption practice in NSW.