About NWDP

Every year, Deaf Australia and its state branches gear up to organise events through a week long period which is focused on celebrating Auslan, Deaf people and the Deaf community in Australia.

This year's theme is "Full inclusion with Auslan!" and will be held from Monday  21 October to Sunday 27 October 2017. Click here to see this year's events!

Full inclusion with Auslan - to learn more about this theme - click here

There are Terms of Reference in regards to activities held during the week - please refer to Deaf Australia's website. The link has been provided - see below.

More information about Deaf Australia's NWDP Terms of Reference

This year celebration is supported by the following organisations & individuals: 

- Lotterywest (sponsors)
- Deaf Australia
- Deaf Community Centre

Thank you to the NWDP Sub-committee, who have volunteered their time to support and organise the week-long celebrations. 


NWDP 2014 in The West Australian ED! magazine - Click here

NWDP 2011 in the Guardian Express! - Click here

Or visit http://guardian.inmycommunity.com.au/news-and-views/local-news/Speaking-volumes/7605379/

NWDP 2009 in the Sunday Times!