Imagine for one moment your child went missing. Surely you would expect no stone to be left unturned to find them - even if took six months, a year, two, even more.
Adopting a child is supposed to be a joyous event, but for some mothers it is far from a Hallmark moment.
After years of trying for children, Lauren and Joe Kamnik were blessed with three within a little more than a year.
There are several very worrying elements of the latest announcement on Australia's planned adoption scheme.
Everyone in foster care (and really in life) has something that makes them more vulnerable. We just know what our son's is.
On the one hand I was having a regular life with friends and sports and sleepovers and school. But I was also always wondering: Did my mother love me? What was wrong with me?
During election campaigns, politicians love to kiss babies. Yet, the reality is, in between elections, Australian babies and children in care are forgotten.
When people comment on how lucky our daughter is we always say we are the lucky ones, as she has enriched our lives in more ways than we imagined.
Many adopted children feel like a crucial part of their story is missing. Two women adopted out at birth share their stories.
Australia's leading child abuse charity is calling on the federal government to introduce targets to encourage the adoption of children from foster care.
A single parent by choice, I am preparing to adopt a second baby from Morocco. And I face a special challenge.
The love of a family is usually tough to capture on camera. This is an exception.
At first glance, Australia’s changes to intercountry adoption sound fair. But there are too many unanswered questions about this reform agenda.