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Media Release – Deaf Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the members of the Deaf Community in Australia, who preserve their rich heritage, culture and our language; Auslan (Australian Sign Language).  We also acknowledge our custodians of Auslan, promoting awareness, equality and access through our sign language.  Through Auslan, we inspire future leaders in our deaf community to continue our legacy […]

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HUAWEI LAUNCHES STORYSIGN APP IN AUSTRALIA WITH EMMA ‘YELLOW WIGGLE’ WATKINS AS AMBASSADOR

SYDNEY, Australia — March 7, 2019 Huawei, a leader in global technology, has today announced the launch of StorySign app in Australia, which uses the power of AI to enrich story time for deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents by creating an authentic reading experience.  Officially announced last year and now available […]

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Hearing Health as National Health Priority – Not Supported

Media Release – Hearing Health Priority not Supported – 17 Aug 2018 The Australian Government has responded to and do not support a recommendation from the Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport’s Report in making Hearing Health as National Health Priority. However, the Australian Government recognised there are number of issues of national […]

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**Media Release** Serious Matters – Review of Deaf Education

Deaf Australia welcomes the Victorian Education Minister’s sweeping review of Victorian College of the Deaf (VCD), the state’s oldest deaf school. It supports the parents and students of VCD in their efforts to achieve best possible education outcomes in a respectful and supportive bilingual and bicultural environment. Deaf Australia regrets that a lack of appropriate […]

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