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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 […]

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Joint Statement (with ASLIA)

ACCESS TO INFORMATION RELATED TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK AND CONTAINMENT EFFORTS Deaf Australia and the Australian Sign Language Interpreter Association (ASLIA) wish to stress the importance of ensuring highly skilled, NAATI certified, and conference level credentialed Auslan-English interpreters and Deaf Interpreters be employed for all media broadcast and all public emergency announcements nationwide. Text-based resources, […]

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Thank you …

Hello, I am Todd Wright, Chairperson of Deaf Australia. I wish to express on behalf of Deaf Australia our appreciation and gratitude to the members of the Deaf Community who have actively worked hard to increase awareness about emergency announcements not being fully accessible, especially for the government to be mindful that they need to […]

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National Consultation

Deaf Sector and the NDIS NDIS has established a ‘Hearing Stream Department’ and is seeking Deaf Australia to provide feedback to NDIS on the following topics: Children learning Auslan; Best Practice for early intervention including options for mode of communication; NDIA Access Requirements; Pricing for Early Intervention and interpreter supports; Hearing and visual devices, augmentations, […]

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Annual General Meeting – 30 November 2018 6.00 pm – Fenton Hall, Deaf Children Australia 597 St Kilda Road, Melbourne Victoria Agenda Minutes of Previous Meeting Audited Financial Report Annual Report 2017/18 will be uploaded on Website after the Annual General Meeting. Auslan interpreter is provided.

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