About NWDP


Every year, Deaf Australia and it's 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 "With Sign Language Rights, Our children can" and will be held from Saturday 17th October to Friday 23rd October 2015. Click here to see this year's events!

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 celebrations is supported by the following organisations & individuals:
- Lotterywest (sponsors)
- Deaf Australia
- Deaf Community Centre
- WA Deaf Society

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


FREE AUSLAN POSTERS FOR 2015 National Week of Deaf People!! Click here for JPG and PDF files! 


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!