Late last year, during the announcement of the results of the Same Sex Marriage Postal Survey, Channels 7, 9 and 10 failed to include the ABS’ Auslan interpreter in the screenshot continuously. Deaf Australia wrote to each of the Broadcasters to convey that we thought it was a deliberate and disrespectful act in excluding specific […]Continue Reading →
Deaf Australia is proudly to announce that Mr. Colin Allen, former President of Deaf Australia (then Australian Association of the Deaf) and an Honorary Life Member of Deaf Australia has been made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honors in his dedication to the deaf community both in Australia and […]Continue Reading →
The article ‘Justice is blind as long it isn’t deaf: excluding deaf people from jury duty – An Australian human right breach’ has won the inaugural Andrea Durbach Award for Human Rights Scholarship, which is accompanied by an award of $1000. All articles published in the Australian Journal of Human Rights in a given year […]Continue Reading →
Deaf Australia wish to share with you our ‘end of year’ report with highlights. Most of you may be aware that Deaf Australia has been operating at a very minimal capacity in the last couple of years. Much of the time in 2017 has been focusing on reviewing the organisation’s capacity and to undertake strategies […]Continue Reading →
Deaf Australia wishes to congratulate the Yes campaign for Marriage Equality for its successful campaign of the for the same-sex marriage survey. This is one of the most important and historic announcements to the members of the Australian communities, yet, Deaf Australia is expressing extreme disappointments with several broadcasters in failing to include Auslan interpreter […]Continue Reading →
This is a community information video about the upcoming Marriage Equality Postal Ballot.
Marriage Equality means that civil marriage would be available without discrimination to all couples regardless of sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. The Australian Government wants to know if you support Marriage Equality or not.Continue Reading →