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Information, Resources and Workshops Reference Group

The Information, Resources and Workshops Reference Group (IRWRG) is composed of 15 Deafblind community members across 5 States and Territories in Australia. IRWRG members have various backgrounds and communication methods and represent a wide spectrum of experiences....

Disability Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of people with disability is continuing its research and wants to hear from the Deafblind community. If you have experienced violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation at any point across your life,...

‘How to be Seen and Heard’ Project

Deafblind Australia and our project partner Deafblind Western Australia are pleased to announce the start of our new project ‘How to be Seen and Heard’ or ‘Seen and Heard’ for short. Deafblind Australia welcome our new Project Manager, Lauren Croiset, who will be...

Congential deafblindness workshops around Australia

Workshops offered in all states and territories Image description: One child lays their hands over and grasps the hands of an adult. Another child rests their right hand on the adult’s forearm. Only the arms and hands are visible in the photo. Image source: Tanne...

Deafblind Awareness Week 2021

Yarn Bombing is the global initiative for Deafblind Awareness Week 2021 (21st-27th June). Yarn Bombing is a form of street art where knitted or crochet squares adorn an object in a public space. This largescale tactile art project aims to unite members of the...

Stories from COVID-19

Everyone in the world has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has highlighted a desperate need to improve access to healthcare, health information and social supports for people with disabilities, including the those within Deafblind community. Maiden's Story...