2013 Events



Equality for Deaf People
Saturday 19 October - Friday 25 October 2013

Saturday 19 October 2013
National Week of Deaf People Launch at RSPCA!

To kick off the week long celebrations, come along and join us all in touring the facilities at RSPCA and see the wonderful work that they do for abandoned or neglected animals. There will be Auslan interpreters present. Please book in your attendance as soon as possible. Have a look at the flyer for more information. 

Sunday 20 October 2013
Perth Mint Tour
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Have you ever wondered how gold was discovered or how it is melted down to a gold bar. WAAD is delighted to ensure that a special tour  is made accessible for Deaf and hard of hearing with their families to tour the historic Perth Mint where the coins are made! Make sure you RSVP as there is a limited number of people allowed on the tour. 

Tuesday 22 October 2013
Free Training!

Deafness Awareness Training and National Relay Service Update: this is a free training for those who work with Deaf or hard of hearing people, or friends and family members wanting to know more about how to communicate with their Deaf or hard of hearing friends or family members. Please click on the flyer for further information. 

Wednesday 23 October 2013
Deaf Seniors and Deaf students visit AQWA
Please contact for further information
Annually, the WA Deaf Society 50+ club is invited to gather together with a group of Deaf high school students on an outing or activity during National Week of Deaf People. This has been hugely successful in the past and is often a favourite amongst the old and young generations of the Deaf community! 


Wednesday 23 October 2013
Professional evening with Drisana Levitkze-Gray

Drisana has just completed her studies in Denmark and has been travelling around Europe and the United States collecting information and interesting tidbits about the international Deaf community. She would like to share this with you all! Everyone is welcome! Please make sure you RSVP and pay for your participation which comes with light supper & drink. 

Thursday 24 October 2013
Free Training!
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Deafness Awareness Training and National Relay Service Update: this is a free training for those who work with Deaf or hard of hearing people, or friends and family members wanting to know more about how to communicate with their Deaf or hard of hearing friends or family members. Please click on the flyer for further information.

Thursday 24 October 2013
Open Captioned Movie - "Captain Phillips"

The title itself, open captioned movie does not need any explanation! This is a movie screening without the hassle of the current technology of 'Captview'. The movie, "Captain Phillips" starring Tom Hanks and it is released on the same day! A triple bonus! Discounted tickets to an open caption screening of a movie that is released on the same day! 

Friday 25 October 2013
May the best sporting team win!
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This is an old favourite - a night of fun filled and silly indoor games for all ages! Groups of four adults and children participate in different indoor games competing for prizes!