Deaf Australia wishes to congratulate the Yes campaign for Marriage Equality for its successful campaign of the for the same-sex marriage survey. This is one of the most important and historic announcements to the members of the Australian communities, yet, Deaf Australia is expressing extreme disappointments with several broadcasters in failing to include Auslan interpreter […]Continue Reading →
This is a community information video about the upcoming Marriage Equality Postal Ballot.
Marriage Equality means that civil marriage would be available without discrimination to all couples regardless of sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. The Australian Government wants to know if you support Marriage Equality or not.Continue Reading →
Deaf Australia acknowledges that the issue of Deaf Jury Rights has been quiet lately, but it does not mean that Deaf Australia is not doing anything about it. Amending the current Jury Act in various states and territories is not an easy task, because it requires separate discussions with each state and territory government to […]Continue Reading →
(Auslan Video included) Deaf Australia wants to reassure the deaf community about Andy Dexterity’s intention as an Ambassador for Deaf Australia. We acknowledge deaf members’ views and opinions and wish to clarify for Deaf Australians our partnership with Andy Dexterity. Deaf Australia has always believed that the Australian community could do more to promote inclusion […]Continue Reading →
*Media Release* National deaf and disability peak bodies dissatisfied with Turnbull government announcement on the National Relay Service
On 23 June 2017, the Government announced its commitment to ensure the sustainability of the National Relay Service (NRS). The National Relay Service is an essential service for deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and speech impaired citizens. It provides near equivalent communication services for those who cannot use standard telephone services. The commitment to the […]Continue Reading →