Posses and University

It wasn't anything like that Christmas performance The Plastics put on for their school's talent concert, mind you. ...

Deaf people and the community.

In the early 1990s, my family settled in a small town in Central Queensland, called Springsure. It had a population of ...

Future of Deaf academia and research in Australia

During the closing remarks of last year's 4th Deaf Studies and Research Symposium, Dr. Breda Carty commented about how ...

The Year of Auslan

In the early weeks of 2015, we saw Drisana Levitzke-Gray being awarded Young Australian of the Year during the ...

Born too late: Missing out on the experience of Deaf clubs.

In all nearly 30 years of my life, I've never been to a Deaf club. I'm talking about Deaf clubs like Stanmore ...

Harry Potter, muggles…and deafness

“The wizards represent all that the true 'muggle' most fears: They are plainly outcasts and comfortable with being ...

Lights, action…and Auslan!

In early 2010, I had the opportunity to see Wicked in Sydney. It was the first time in my entire life I had attended a ...

The importance of language.

Language is a crucial part of my life, like everyone else especially those who are Deaf and hard of hearing. I'm ...

Are we being HEARD?

It's important having your own voice, especially in today's society. Over the last 10+ years, I have learnt to be ...

Closed captioning in Australia

At the age of 5, my mother bought a tiny Panasonic TV (it was TINY - about 31cm, if I remember) for our caravan. We ...

Deaf identity, pride and diversity

This year's National Week of Deaf People theme is Strengthening Human Diversity. For as long as I can remember, I ...

Melbourne Zoo

On a sunny Sunday, I decided to visit Melbourne Zoo with my new camera. It's one of the most impressive zoos I have ...

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