Aussie Deaf Kids
35 Wharf 8
56A Pirrama Road
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Phone: 02 9566 4060
Description: Provides online information and support to families raising a deaf child in Australia.
[info confirmed w/org]
Guide Dogs Association of SA and NT Inc.
33 Exeter Terrace
Devon Park 5008
Phone: (08) 8203 8394
Fax: (08) 8203 8332
Description: Provides training for deaf and hearing impaired people in communication strategies. Also provides information on devices for making phones, television, doorbells, etc. more accessible.
[Info confirmed w/org]
The Deaf Society of NSW
Suite 401, Lvl 4, Macquarie House, 169 Macquarie St, Parramatta
PO Box 1060,
Parramatta NSW 2124
Phone: (02) 8833 3630
TTY: (02) 8833 3677
Fax: (02) 9893 8333
Description: Works within the community to ensure that Deaf people achieve their full rights and fulfill their responsibilities as Australian citizens. Their website has links to more deaf organizations in Australia.
[Note: Location and address may change after end of July 2009.]
NSW Association of the Deaf
New South Wales Association of the Deaf Inc.
PO Box 4681
North Rocks NSW 2151
TTY: (02) 9871 8400
Fax: (02) 9871 8218
Description: This organization disseminates information; organizes events for the Deaf community; lobbies with the Australian government to ensure Deaf people receive what they need; and organizes activities for youth ages 12 to 17 and 18 to 30. Website has links to more Australian deaf organizations.
[Note: Will be changing name to Deaf Australia (New South Wales), state branch of the national body called Deaf Australia.]
Tasmanian Deaf Society
334 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart
Phone: (03) 6231 6501
Fax: (03) 6234 7049
Mobile: 0417 142 785 (sms only)
Description: Provides services and education to those impacted by hearing loss and works for an equitable and inclusive Tasmanian community.
Deaf Children Australia
PO Box 6466
St Kilda Road Central
Phone: (61) 3-9539-5300 (61) 3-9539-5300
TTY: (61) 3-9510-7143
Fax: (61) 3-9525-2595
Description: Deaf Children Australia is a not-for-profit organization that provides information, advocacy, support services and educational resources that respond to the needs of deaf and hearing impaired children and young adults and their families. Website has links to more Australian and international deaf organizations.
Deaf Sports Recreation Victoria
Level 3, 340 Albert Street
TTY: (61) 03-9473-1161
Fax: (61) 03-9473-1199
Description: Deaf Sports Recreation Victoria (DSRV) provides opportunities for excellence in sport for all in administration, athletes, coaching, development, fundraising and partnerships.
Victorian Council of Deaf People
PO Box 6186
St Kilda Rd
TTY: (61) 03-9521-2466
Fax: (61) 03-9525-2595
http://www.vcod.com.au/ [Website in construction as of September 15 ‘09]
Description: VCOD, led and controlled by Deaf Victorians, lobbies, advocates, and shares information to ensure that full access is achieved for Deaf people.
Victorian Deaf Society
340 Albert Street
Phone: (61) 3 9473 1111,
1300 780 235
TTY: (61) 3 9473 1199
Fax: (61) 3 9473 1122
Description (MIUSA): VICDEAF provides referral, advice, and support services for Deaf and hard of hearing people in Victoria, Australia.
Ephpheta Centre: Catholic Centre for Deaf People in the Archdiocese of Sydney
4 Turner Street
Punchbowl NSW 2196
Phone: 9708 1396
Fax: 9709 5638
TTY: 9708 6904
Description: The Ephpheta Centre provides sacramental and pastoral care, counseling, support and advocacy services. Visitation is an important part of the Centre's work. Website has links to more Australian deaf resources.
[Info confirmed w/organization]
CICADA Australia Inc
PO Box 5028,
South Turramurra NSW 2074
Follow this link to contact Secretary Judy Cassell
Description: CICADA Australia Inc’s vision is to assist the maximum number of hearing impaired Australians to achieve the optimum, tailor made, solution to improve their hearing.
Deaf Arts Network
Arts Access Victoria
24 Eastern Road
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
TTY: 03 9699 7636
Phone: 03 9699 8299 (leave message with reception)
Fax: 03 9699 8868
SMS: 0404 226 061
[Info confirmed w/org; website being reconstructed]
Deafness Forum of Australia
218 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon ACT 2612
Description: Represents the viewpoints and interests of the Deaf and hearing impaired communities of Australia, including people who are DeafBlind. Website has many links to Australian deaf resources.
Access Innovation Media
5 Thomas Holt Drive,
North Ryde, NSW 2113
Fax: 61 2 9813 6799
Mobile: 0401 477 883
Description: Provides captioning services for television
Brisbane Office: PO Box 1083, Stafford Qld 4053
Sydney Office: PO Box 4681, North Rocks NSW 2151
Text Phone: (07) 3357 8277 (Brisbane)
Voice: (07) 3357 8266 (Brisbane)
Fax: (07) 3357 8377 (Brisbane)
Text Phone: (02) 9871 8400 (Sydney)
Voice: (02) 9873 3420 (Sydney)
Fax: (02) 9871 8218 (Sydney)
Description: Deaf Australia represents, promotes, preserves, and informs the development of the Australian Deaf community, its language, and cultural heritage. It advocates for policy reform to account for the rights of deaf people.
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