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Australians seem to have a very difficult time obtaining citizenship and a passport for their adopted children.
I will post links as I get them to help understand the process.
Here’s a government site discussing citizenship
Info from the Australian embassy in China about expat adoption.

An interesting story about adoption in Australia.
An article about Australians choosing to move abroad to adopt.

New Zealand: Child Youth and Family Services

Adopting a child internationally

Adopting a child born in New Zealand

Adopting a step-child or surrogate


Angloinfo has a comprehensive section on adoption.


Government contact information in German

information portal

Links to government adoption information in Italian, French and German

The UK

Govn’t link for expats who want to adopt.