adopted children in Australia

Primary school experiences of intercountry adoptee children in Australia: the lasting affect of pre-adoption experiences

By Tracey Sempowicz

The movie “Lion” is a snapshot into the life of Saroo Brierley who was born in India and adopted by a Tasmanian couple. As a young adult he searches for and finds, against all odds, his birth mother and sister. The story had its poignant moments for me personally as the mother of three adoptive