Today on ABC Radio National Barnardos Australia chief executive Deirdre Cheers, Associate Professor Amy Conley-Wright, the director of Sydney University's Institute of Open Adoption Studies and Barnardos adoptive father Paul Upcroft discuss the changing perceptions on adoption and the important role open adoption could play in providing permanency for a number of children in out-of-home care, whom the court has ruled can never safely return home.

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