Review of the Adoption Act 1984: Report

Appendix B: Consultations

1 Bounce Youth Leaders (convened by Orygen: The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health)

2 Grandparents Victoria

3 Confidential

4 ARMS (Vic)

5 Roundtable with disability and mental health sector

6 Roundtable with Permanent Care and Adoptive Families

7 Bobby Richards

8 Harold Hall

9 Roundtable with legal sector

10 Confidential

11 Trevor Smith

12 Adoption Origins Victoria Inc.

13 Roundtable with approved adoption agencies

14 Roundtable discussion with agencies involved in providing adoption information

15 Roundtable with culturally and linguistically diverse representative agencies

16 Professor Meredith Temple-Smith

17 Rainbow Families Council and the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby

18 Fiona De Vries

19 Chrissie Davies

20 Brenda Coughlan, Spokesperson for Independent Regional Mothers

21 Roundtable with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies and agencies

22 Fae Cuff

23 Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

24 Australian Association of Social Workers


26 Roundtable with groups and individuals representing children’s interests

27 Australian Adoptee Rights Action Group

28 Hannah Penney

29 Staff at the Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative

30 Jillian Ebbott

31 SS

32 Ann Jukes and Gabrielle Hitch

33 Confidential

34 Elaine Taylor

35 Confidential

36 Kylie Martens

37 Working Party for the Recognition of Torres Strait Islander Child Rearing Practices

38 Professor the Honourable Nahum Mushin, Adjunct Professor of Law, Monash University

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