Registering the Births of Indigenous Australians in Victoria
Chapter 3 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future Leaders, Melbourne, Australia.
13 Pages Posted: 14 May 2015
Date Written: May 3, 2015
Victoria stands out as having undertaken some innovative steps, both within the Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages (BDM), and outside of it. This chapter examines the recommendations of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, and the work of the Victorian BDM Registry to address issues of access to birth registration and certificates.
Keywords: Indigenous, Human Rights, Birth registration, Birth certificate
JEL Classification: J71, K10
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation