2012 Events


Sign Bilingualism is a Human Right
Saturday 20 October - Friday 26 October 2012

Saturday 20 October 2012
TO BE CONFIRMED - KEEP THIS DATE FREE!

Sunday 21 October 2012
Bus tour of Perth City and Kings Park with interpreters! 
A rare opportunity to go on an open bus tour of our vibrant city and Kings Park with Auslan interpreters on board! There will be expert commentary and a snack/drink bag will be provided. 

Where:        Kings Park, Behind Frasers Restaurant, Fraser Avenue, West Perth
Time:           10:00am - bus leaves at 10:20 SHARP!
Cost:            Adults                 $22.50
                    Members             $15.50
                    Children U14        $10.00
                    Children U5          Free

Buy tickets:   Wednesday 17 October 2012

Monday 22 October 2012
Professional Presentation by Robert Adam
An Australian PhD student, Robert Adam,  will be presenting from London via Skype about sign bilingualism. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are working with the Deaf community to participate in this networking session. Working with the Deaf community can be those who have contact with Deaf or hard of hearing clients, staff, customers, or in the service provider, educational, customer service sectors and more. All are welcome, please register your attendance. See flyer for more information. 

Where:      Deaf Community Centre, 46/5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth
Time:         6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost:         $30 non-member or $20 for WAAD/Deaf Australia Members
RSVP:        Wednesday 17 October 2012

Wednesday 24 October 2012
Deaf Seniors & Deaf Youth
*Please enquire for flyer*                    
 
Deaf Seniors & Deaf School Students - Team building & communication skills & games

Deaf Seniors will have the opportunity to mingle with Deaf school students! A fun filled day of team building and communication skills and games for the Deaf seniors and Deaf youth. This will be an opportunity for students to be mentored by Deaf Seniors, in developing co-operative skills and gain additional insight to Deaf culture and language.
 
Where:    Venue to be disclosed for those who are attending.
Cost:                
RSVP:      For more information, please contact Jenny Pupich 

Wednesday 24 October 2012
Free Training! Deafness Awareness Training & National Relay Service
Come along and participate in free training sessions about the Deaf community and how to communicate with Deaf and hard of hearing people using communication strategies and technology. This is open to all, please register your interest in attending.

Where:    Deaf Community Centre, 46/5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth
Time:       4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost:        FREE
RSVP:      Friday 19 October 2012

Thursday 25 October 2012
Free Training! Deafness Awareness Training & National Relay Service
Come along and participate in free training sessions about the Deaf community and how to communicate with Deaf and hard of hearing people using communication strategies and technology. This is open to all, please register your interest in attending.

Where:    Deaf Community Centre, 46/5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth
Time:       10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost:        FREE
RSVP:      Friday 19 October 2012

Thursday 25 October 2012
Open Captioned Movie at Cannington Carousel HOYTS
This year's movie is "Taken 2" which stars Liam Neeson, it is a thriller and jam packed with action! It has a M rating, please be aware of this when considering taking children. This is an OPEN captioned screening, which means that the captions are on the big screen. 

Where:    Cannington Carousel HOYTS, 138 Albany Highway, Cannington
Time:        Meet at 6pm 
Cost:       $10 per person
               $5 WAAD Member

Tickets:    At WA Deaf Society Reception or from WAAD Board Members

Friday 26 October 2012
May the best sporting team win! 
Teams of 4 will compete in a range of all age friendly games and activities. Come along and have some silly fun! Prizes to be won. This is a night of guaranteed fun-filled laughter and camaraderie!
 
Teams of 4 should have the following: 1 Deaf, 1 hearing, 1 Senior & 1 Youth.
Register your team or your name soon as possible! If you dont have a team, let us know and we will put you in a team! There is a maximum of 10 teams.
 
Where:    Deaf Community Centre, 46/5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth
Time:       6:30pm registrations
               7pm - 10:30pm
Cost:       $5 per person

Registrations:    Contact Reception at WA Deaf Society.


NOTE: AUSLAN INTERPRETERS AVAILABLE AT ALL EVENTS