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Series ID1144
Previous System LocationSRS1144
TitleAdoption Files
Parent Series
This series does not have a parent series.
Start Date Circa 1/9/1979
End Date Circa 30/6/1985
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Files created by the Department of Children's Services

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Items Total Items: 0
Departmental Numbers38888, 40890, 41000-43926
System of Arrangement Numerical by departmental number, name of adoptive parents on file cover.
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Creating Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1973Department of Children's Services 1/9/1979 31/5/1985
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Access and Restrictions

Access CategoryOverriding Leglislat
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by RTI
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11840
Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Subordinate Series

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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
19862Adoption Registers 1/9/1979 30/6/1985
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Copyright Status

Copyright State of Queensland
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Information Sources


This series consists of adoption files created by the Department of Children's Services. Each file includes the adoption order (Memorandum of an Adoption Order) and can include the application to adopt, character references and medical reports on the prospective adoptive parents, correspondence between the department and the prospective parents, information on the child for adoption including the child's birth history and details about the birth parents.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 1144, Adoption Files
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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