The Queensland Parliament made an historic formal apology for past forced adoption policies and practices on 27 November 2012.
Adoption and Specialist Support Services assists people to access information about an adoption that occurred in Queensland.
Parties to an adoption, including adult adopted people, may exchange non-identifying information via the mailbox service which is operated by Adoption and Specialist Support Services.
A contact statement is a document that sets out a person's wishes about being contacted by another party, or parties, to the same adoption who may ask for information about the person.
Adoption information about past adoptions and accessing personal medical information.
The Adoption Act 2009 enables the Queensland Children's Court to make an order preventing the release of someone's identifying information to another person, if doing so would pose an unacceptable risk of harm.