Adopted adults (18+) and Birth parents:

Can obtain identifying information, (unless a veto preventing access has been placed). Step 1 is to obtain information from the government department. Fees are applicable. Contact below for application forms and other information.

Freedom of Information Team
Department for Education and Child Development
31 Flinders St,
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

GPO Box 1072
Adelaide
South Australia 5001

Ph: (08) 8226 4399
Free call: 1800 512 355
Website: https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/adoption/provision-of-adoption-information

To apply for information if you are adopted you can download an application form direct from the department at: https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/sites/g/files/net916/f/adoption_information_adopted_person_form.pdf    

To apply for information if you are a birth parent you can download an application form direct from the department at: https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/sites/g/files/net916/f/adoption_information_birth_parent_form.pdf           

Forced Adoption Support Services – by Relationships Australia   
website: https://www.rasa.org.au/services/adult-health-wellbeing/forced-adoption-support-services/ 

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