past adoptions

The Adoption Information Unit (AIU) provides adoption information and support for individuals and their families in relation to:

To enquire about a NSW past adoption

The Adoption Information Unit


1300 799 023 (local call from within NSW and ACT)
02 9716 3005 (from other states)
+61 2 9716 3005 (from overseas)

postal address                            street address
Adoption Information Unit          Adoption Information Unit 
Locked Bag 4028                     4-6 Cavill Avenue
Ashfield NSW 2131                   Ashfield NSW 2131
Australia                                Australia 

additional support 

Post Adoption Resource Centre (PARC)
Level 5
7-11 The Avenue
Hurstville, NSW 2220
02 9504 6788 or 1300 659 814

adoptions finalised elsewhere

Northern Territory
South Australia
Western Australia

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)