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 "Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities" and will be held from Monday 20 September to Sunday 26 September 2021 . Click here to see this year's events!
Reaffirming Deaf People's Human Rights - 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:
Thank you to the NWDP Sub-committee, who have volunteered their time to support and organise the week-long celebrations.