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Abbott Government Silences Deaf Advocacy

Abbott Government Silences Deaf Advocacy

Deaf Australia and other leading disability peak organisations have condemned Assistant Minister for Social Services, Minister Fifield’s Friday media release, entitled ‘New voice for all Australians with Disability’, announcing the Federal Government’s decision to replace effective disability-led advocacy services with five new organisations that focus on demographic data, such as women, children and ethnic background. […]

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Christmas greetings and a special announcement

Christmas greetings and a special announcement

The Board and Staff of Deaf Australia wish you a happy and festive season. Our sincere thanks to members of the deaf community, volunteers, service providers, families of deaf children, professionals and governments in supporting the work of Deaf Australia this year. We look forward continuing to work with members and stakeholders in 2015. Deaf […]

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Deaf Australia Celebrated International Day for People with Disability

Deaf Australia Celebrated International Day for People with Disability

Yesterday, Deaf Australia celebrated all people who live with disability, as well as celebrating their families and carers. Deaf Australia takes particular interest in deaf and hard of hearing people and these communities in Australia and thanks them for their contribution to the wider Australian community. The deaf community is a rich and diverse one, […]

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AGM 2014 Wrap-up

AGM 2014 Wrap-up

Deaf Australia had a very busy and productive weekend in Perth on 22 and 23 November, 2014. We had our Board meeting on Friday 21 November to discuss and confirm our strategic plan and activities for 2015 and onward. In the evening, President Todd Wright and Chief Executive Kyle Miers gave a presentation to deaf […]

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