Entry #1084: Same-sex adoption in Victoria

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IssueSame-sex adoption
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionFostering encouraged, adoption not permitted unless in exceptional circumstances.
Sourceshttp://www.vglrl.org.au/campaigns/same-sex-adoption http://www.rainbowfamilies.org.au/for-prospective-families/prospective-gay-male-parents/fostering/
Reports (17)
  • Status is not correct "Legal"
  • Status is not correct "legal since 2016"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "It’s legal"
  • Status is not correct "Same sex adoption is legal in Victoria. Why is the banner status showing Illegal in the summary at the top? "
  • Status is not correct "Ahhh I think it’s not 2016 there was a bill "
  • Status is not correct "Adoption is legal since 2016"
  • Status is not correct "Broken link - I think this status is now incorrect"
  • Newer law has been passed "Gay Adoption is now fully legal in victoria. One of many sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Victoria"
  • Status is not correct "Adoption is legal by same-sex couples"
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Status is not correct "This was legalised by the Andrews government in 2016. Please refer to this article: https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/09/01/same-sex-couples-can-adopt-children-in-victoria-from-today_a_21463418/"
  • Newer law has been passed ""From today, changes to the Adoption Amendment (Adoption by Same-Sex Couples) Act 2015 in Victoria allow couples to adopt regardless of their sex or gender identity." http://www.vic.gov.au/news/same-sex-adoption-reforms.html"
  • Status is not correct
  • Newer law has been passed "Victorian state law has allowed same-sex and individual adoption since 1 September 2016. Refer to this news story: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-09/same-sex-adoption-passes-victorian-parliament/7013502"
  • Status is not correct "Royal Assent on the bill enabling same-sex adoption was passed on 15 Dec 2015. Source: http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/PubPDocs.nsf/ee665e366dcb6cb0ca256da400837f6b/a00c22ada4fb6174ca257ed600793609!OpenDocument"
  • Newer law has been passed

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