The Adoption of Children (Amendment) Act 1987 amended the Adoption of Children Act 1964 to provide that the Director should take into account the indigenous, ethnic or cultural background of the child put up for adoption. This act has the full title "An Act to amend the Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1983-1986 in certain particulars" (Act no.6/1987) and was repealed by Statute Law Revision Act (No.2) 1995 (Act No.58) on 29 November 1995.
Sources used to compile this entry: To Remove and Protect: laws that changed Aboriginal lives, Queensland Legislation, 2009, http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/collections-online/digitised-collections/remove-and-protect/queensland; Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Queensland Legislation', 4 April 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Rosemary Francis
Created: 24 May 2011, Last modified: 11 October 2017