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Humans of the Australian Deaf Community

We are excited to launch Humans of the Australian Deaf Community.
This new series of short video portraits will offer a window on the lives of Deaf people around Australia.
EPISODE 4

Brothers from the bush

Released Tuesday 3 May 2024

Brothers Chris and Peter Busch attended different schools due to their deafness, and have both embraced unique lifestyles. One focuses on organic farming, while the other pursues an off-grid lifestyle and volunteers with the local Country Fire Authority (CFA). Their story reflects their profound love for the countryside.

EPISODE 3

Meet Rugby playing chef Aisha Hitaua

Released Tuesday 19 March 2024

‘Humans of the Australian Deaf Community’ is the second series of Our Deaf Ways – an Auslan video podcast by SBS and Deaf Australia. In the series you’ll meet Deaf people from different walks of life and from all around Australia.

This episode introduces Maori woman Aisha Hitaua who lives on Ngunnawal land. She’s a chef as well as a keen athlete and gamer.

EPISODE 2

Meet Deaf, Muslim mum Georgina Hook

Released Wednesday 21 Feb 2024

‘Humans of the Australian Deaf Community’ is the second series of Our Deaf Ways – an Auslan video podcast by SBS and Deaf Australia. In the series you’ll meet Deaf people from different walks of life and from all around Australia.

This second episode introduces Georgina Hook, a Deaf woman living in Boorloo (Perth) who is mum to two adopted children.

EPISODE 1

Meet Queer, Deaf artist William Maggs

Released Tuesday 16 January 2024

‘Humans of the Australian Deaf Community’ is the second series of Our Deaf Ways – an Auslan video podcast by SBS and Deaf Australia. In the series you’ll meet Deaf people from different walks of life and from all around Australia.

This first episode introduces William Maggs, a Queer Deaf artist living on Kaurna land in Adelaide.

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