The Adoption (Review) Amendment Act 2016 has resulted in changes to birth certificates and adoptive names.
These changes have not commenced and are anticipated to come into law in mid-2018.
See the frequently asked questions below.
To talk to someone about getting support for how these changes might affect you, you can contact:
Post Adoption Support Services (non-government)
Email: passinfo [at] rasa.org.au
Phone: (08) 8245 8100
Department for Child Protection Adoption Services (government)
Email: adoptions [at] sa.gov.au
Phone: 8463 3666
Adoption Act Review Office
Policy staff are available to help you with your queries about the Act.
Email: DECDFamiliesAdoptionReview [at] sa.gov.au
Phone: 8226 6840