Content: Community Groups

The Colour of Time – Front and Back Book Cover Competition

A call out to all ICA who have an artist flare… Cover Image Competition Flyer  

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Asiafest at Rymill Park, Adelaide at 5:30pm on 6th October (Tuesday) 2015 – Free

Hi Everyone, Spring comes alive. This time I thought I might organise something a little bit different, having dinner/drink at Asiafest. This gathering is open to everyone who was adopted from overseas (Inter-Country Adoptee). A friend/partner is welcome to join as well. Please meet me in front of the entrance of Asiafest at Rymill Park […]

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Intercountry Adoptee Voices (ICAV) Meeting with Australian Federal Government

On Monday 22 June, a group of 13 intercountry adoptees from every state of Australia, representing 6 different countries of origin, met with theDepartment of Social Services (DSS) and the Attorney General’s Dept (AGD). We covered a broad set of issues but all of which largely culminate in showing our need for better, more comprehensive, and accessible Pre […]

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Adoptee Voices Australia

One of the first acts of the Abbott government was to shut down the  National Inter-country Adoption Advisory group.  This body had been set up during the Howard years to advise government.  IT INCLUDED OVERSEAS ADOPTEES. Since then the federral government has not listened to the concerns of adoptees in relation to international adoption prefering […]

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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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