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Adoption changes could create new stolen generation say community groups

on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 17:34
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Adoption changes could create new stolen generation say community groups

Concerned: Community organisations have warned Pru Goward that changes to adoption laws could unfairly affect disadvantaged and vulnerable families. Photo: Wolter Peeters



Community health, legal and women's centres fear plans to make adoption easier in NSW will also raise the risk of creating a new generation of children who are ''stolen'' from their parents.

Representatives of 25 organisations across the state have written to Family and Community Services Pru Goward to warn her of concerns that proposed changes to adoption laws, which may include the forced removal of some children, could