Deaf people are the silent losers in the recently announced 2014/2015 federal budget, with the news that the position of Disability Discrimination Commissioner will be abolished when current Commissioner Graeme Innes steps down in July.Continue Reading →
Archive for May, 2014
Deaf Australia has serious reservations about the proposal to privatise Australian Hearing in the Abbott Government’s Budget announcement this week.
Privatising Australian Hearing creates potential for unregulated services for families who have deaf children: creating unnecessary difficulty and stress.
Read more of Deaf Australia’s concerns and how this could impact you here.
Deaf Australia’s new CEO has just started work. See more information here about his plans for the future of Deaf Australia and tell us what issues you think we should be focussing on over the next few years by filling out our survey.Continue Reading →