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 "With Auslan, I am equal!" and will be held from Monday  17 October to Sunday 23 October 2016. Click here to see this year's events!

With Auslan, I am Equal! - 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
- 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!