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Call for applications to join the Committee of Graphic Designers Responsible for Evaluating Deaf Flag Designs

Call for applications to join the Committee of Graphic Designers Responsible for Evaluating Deaf Flag Designs

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) set up a “Deaf Flag Committee” at the General Assembly in 2015 (Istanbul, Turkey), composed of five members: France, Iran, Nepal, Russian Federation and Sweden. The Deaf Flag Committee is leading a process, which aims at selecting one or more Deaf Flag design proposals for the WFD General […]

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VALE – Jan Branson

VALE – Jan Branson

Deaf Australia wish acknowledge the contribution from Dr Jan Branson who recently passed away after long battle with her health. Dr. Jan Branson (and Emeritus Professor Des Power AM who passed away few years ago) were instrumental member of the Australian Association of the Deaf’s (now known as Deaf Australia) Auslan Advisory Board (AUSLAB) whose […]

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Deaf Australia in 2017

Deaf Australia wish to share with you our ‘end of year’ report with highlights. Most of you may be aware that Deaf Australia has been operating at a very minimal capacity in the last couple of years. Much of the time in 2017 has been focusing on reviewing the organisation’s capacity and to undertake strategies […]

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**Media Release** International Day of Sign Language formally adopted by UN and announcement of National Week of Deaf People 2018

Deaf Australia wishes to congratulate the United Nations in adopting the resolution for the International Day of Sign Languages today at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. International Day of Sign Languages will be held on 23 September annually. The World Federation of the Deaf, which Deaf Australia is a National Member, have sought support […]

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