Community education

We've developed a range of resources to give people information about important issues affecting their lives, from fact sheets on searching records for people affected by adoption to practical guidance to ensure you control who makes decisions for you later in life. If you can't find the resource you're looking for, contact us.

  • Sep 2014

    Discovering You Are Adopted

    By The Benevolent Society Discovering late in life that you are adopted can be a tremendous and devastating shock. This information is for those who are discovering they are adopted for the first time.

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  • Oct 2011

    Speaking for myself: planning for later life decision making

    By The Benevolent Society A guide to help older people plan for the future, if a time comes when they are unable to make decisions themselves. Order hardcopies directly from http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/publications/order-a-publication. Updated in 2013.

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