NEW Early Intervention and Education Working Group – Expressions of Interest

NEW Early Intervention and Education Working Group – Expressions of Interest

Deaf Australia is setting up a new Early Intervention and Education Working Group.
The Working Group will include representatives of organisations in the early intervention and education fields, and two individual independent community representatives – one deaf person and one parent of a deaf child. Read more about the working group, who should consider registering and how to register …

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First Deaf person to take part in the jury process! **Auslan video added**

First Deaf person to take part in the jury process! **Auslan video added**

A Deaf woman from Perth has been the first Deaf person in Australia to take part in a jury selection process.

Drisana Levitzke-Gray was summoned for jury service in Western Australia in late 2013 and is the first Auslan user in Australia to be allowed to continue with this process and to have an Auslan interpreter during the proceedings, held on 14 January 2014.

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Position Vacant: Executive Officer

At our AGM last year, Karen Lloyd announced her retirement from her current position as Executive Officer of Deaf Australia.

The Board of Deaf Australia now needs a leader from the Deaf community to continue the strong legacy that Karen has built over the last 13 years, and to take the organisation forward into the exciting future – which will include a lot of opportunities for change under the National Disability Strategy and NDIS from the Federal government, and under the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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