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 […]Continue Reading →
**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 […]Continue Reading →
All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) launched the Sign On For Literacy on 8 November 2017 in Budapest, Hungary during the 3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf. The Sign On For Literacy competition is organised by All Children Reading partnered with USAID, World Vision and the Australian Government, in […]Continue Reading →
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 →