Media Release – Deaf Seniors to Access Aged Care Services with Auslan Assistance

Deaf seniors over 65 years of age can finally access Auslan supported services with the Aged Care Services. Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, has announced yesterday that a free sign language interpreting services will soon be available for seniors who are deaf and deafblind or hard of hearing […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Media Release

Leave a Comment (0) →

Black Lives Matter

We, Deaf Australia, stand by people who are wrongfully discriminated, and experience abuse and racism. Australia too has its own problem. Racism, unfortunately dominates in Australia. This past week we celebrate National Reconciliation Week to highlight many racial issues in our community. Yesterday Australia gathered in major cities to protest the BLM ‘Black Lives Matter’ […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Community Information in Auslan, Deaf Australia News

Leave a Comment (0) →

Open Letter – Interpreter on Broadcast Networks

1 June 2020 Deaf Australia and the members of the Deaf Community in Australia wish to express sincere appreciation for the Australian government (both state/ territory and Federal) providing Auslan interpreters during COVID-19 briefings and announcements. Having accurate knowledge ensures Deaf people can make informed decisions and take appropriate action to protect themselves, their family […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: COVID - 19 Updates, Deaf Australia Activities, Deaf Australia News

Leave a Comment (0) →

Interpreter on TV

Since the Bushfires last year, Deaf Australia sent letters to Premiers and Prime Minister reminding them their obligations to provide interpreters on TV, obligation outlined in the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability. This has been supported by a research conducted by Curtin University where they demonstrated that live captioning is […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: Community Information in Auslan, COVID - 19 Updates, Deaf Australia News, Uncategorized

Leave a Comment (0) →
Page 1 of 29 12345...»