National Week of Deaf People
The National Week of Deaf People (NWDP) is a weeklong national celebration of Deaf individuals and the Deaf Australian community.
It is an opportunity for Deaf people to:
- Celebrate their community, language, culture and history
- Make the public aware of their local, state and national Deaf communities
- Recognise the Deaf community's achievements
This year's theme is "Sign Language Rights for All!" and will be held from Saturday 21 September to Friday 27 September 2019 . Click here to see this year's events!
Sign Language Rights for All! - 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. More information about Deaf Australia's NWDP Terms of Reference.
This year celebration is supported by the following organisations & individuals:
- Deaf Australia
Thank you to the NWDP Sub-committee, who have volunteered their time to support and organise the week-long celebrations.