Focus groups about Accesshub The Government has contracted ACCAN (Australian Communications Consumer Action Network) to research the ways in which people who are Deaf, Deafblind, or have hearing or speech impairment use the new Accesshub website. Accesshub is a...
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MEDIA RELEASE. Deafblind Australia calls to recognise the Deafblind Community - National Deafblind Awareness Week 2019 Melbourne Australia, Deafblind Australia alongside Deafblind Victoria and Able Australia held a special event on 19 June to mark...
Deafblind Awareness Week 2019 24 JUNE – 30 JUNE 2019 Theme: “Losing your sight and sound but not your identity” (HKC, 2018) Deafblind Australia, Deafblind Victoria and Able Australia are holding a special day together to celebrate the lives of people who are...
AFDO welcomes the Australian Human Rights Commission preliminary decision not to grant an exemption under the Federal Disability Discrimination Act to Queensland Rail.
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations commends Human Rights Watch for the comprehensive and harrowing report released yesterday into the abuse and neglect of people with disability in Australia’s prisons.
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations welcomes the joint announcement from the Prime Minister, Minister Porter and Assistant Minister Prentice that Western Australia is joining the nationally-delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme.