The New South Wales Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages (“the Registry”) is reviewing the content of birth certificates in Australia. This review is being undertaken for the following reasons: To examine changes in how birth certificates are used; in consideration of how birth certificates can best reflect the changing composition of families in Australia; and in response to recommendations of the Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into the Commonwealth’s role in former adoption policies and practices.

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Type of Resource: 
Journals, Articles and Working Papers
Year of Publication: 
2014
Publishing Information: 

PDF New South Wales Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages
http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/Documents/BDM-birth-cert-review-2014.pdf