Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne is a Social Affairs Reporter for Fairfax Media

Adoptions plunge as red tape adds to delay of getting a child

Adoption.

Rachel Browne SOCIAL AFFAIRS ADOPTION by Australians has fallen to a historic low, with 333 in 2011-12.

Adoptions fall to historic low

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Rachel Browne and Vince Chadwick The number of children adopted by Australians has fallen to a historic low, with only 333 children adopted in 2011-12.