Monthly Archives: June 2015

Adult adoptees question Tony Abbott’s promise to fast-track adoptions from overseas

ABC NEWS 7.30  By Louise Milligan  Updated Thu at 9:52pm Adults who were adopted as children are questioning Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s promise to fast-track adoptions from overseas. Mr Abbott promised actor Deborra-Lee Furness, an adoptive parent and lobbyist, that the Government would assist prospective parents who felt tied up in bureaucratic red tape. But Sharna Ciotti, […]

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ICAV Meeting with Green’s Senator Rachel Siewart

For those interested in reading about our Perth meeting with Green’s Senator Rachel Siewart on 18 May, thanks to Sue Bylund for presenting and providing the Summary on ICAVs behalf, joined by Leanne Tololeski. Awesome job Sue & Leanne! ICAV Meeting with Australian Green’s Senator Rachel Siewert Summary written by SueYen Bylund Date: Monday 18th May 2015 Time: 2-3pm Venue: […]

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Adoption needs overhaul or abandoning say people adopted as children

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 04/06/2015 Reporter: Louise Milligan Adults who were adopted as children say, even if their parents were wonderful and loving, they have lifelong scars from being separated from their mothers, which has led some to say adoption needs to be completely overhauled or abandoned altogether. LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The benefits of inter-country […]

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