Organisations

ORGANISATIONS

ACT Deafness Resource Centre offers training services, youth groups and awareness raising services.

Aussie Deaf Kids for online information and support for families raising a child with a hearing loss.

Australian Communication Exchange now solely delivers the National Relay Services.  The product development and research were donated to Conexu Foundation.

Australian Tinnitus Association NSW provides information, support and counselling to tinnitus sufferers and preventative education to the wider community.

Better Hearing Australia is an independent consumer association for people who have hearing loss in Australia.  It is a not-for-profit, self-help organisation controlled by members and provides Australia wide community support and help to everyone in the community.

Conexu Foundation is a national not for profit organisation - the go-to for communication technology access for people who are hard of hearing, Deaf, speech impaired and people who are not.  Conexu believes communicating well should be simple and easy. In conversation with our communities, and by exploring technology, we hope to discover the best communication possibilities for everyone.

CICADA is the Cochlear Implant Club and Advisory Association is a support organisation to provide support through fellowship for implant recipients, their families and friends.

Deaf Australia is the national peak organisation for Deaf people in Australia.  It represents the views of Deaf people who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language).

Deafblind Information by Senses Australia.  Individuals living with a combination of vision and hearing impairments, their families and support members, professionals and service providers, have an accessible, web-based resource available to them.

Deaf CanDo South Australia.

Deaf Children Australia provides a range of services to families with deaf and hard of hearing children.

The Deaf Society is a leading provider of specialist services for Deaf and hard of hearing people and their families in New South Wales as well as deaf people with additional needs.

Deaf Services Queensland is a leading provider of support services and information to the Deaf and hearing impaired community in QLD.

Deaf Sports Australia is the peak body for Deaf Sports in Australia and facilitates and supports the participation of deaf Australians in all levels of sport.

Deafness Council of New South Wales is concerned with encouraging understanding of hearing loss, and ensuring hearing impaired and Deaf people experience equality and social inclusion.

Deafness Council of Western Australia Inc is a coordinating body whose role is to facilitate the work of Deaf and Hearing Impaired people and agencies. The Council encourages relevant research and represents the needs and interests of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired to decision makers.
Deafness Foundation (VIC) is dedicated to the Deaf and hearing impaired through research, prevention, education, early detection and technology.

Guide Dogs Association of SA & NT provides provide innovative solutions for the needs of the blind, vision impaired and/or deaf, hearing impaired, as well as families of children with autism.  

HEARnet is an online network that brings together the latest information about hearing loss and how it can be best prevented and/or remediated and managed.

Media Access Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides information and applies technological solutions to media access issues, including captioning.

Meniere's Australia aims to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of meniere's disease and other inner ear disorders.

National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service provides interpreters to any person who uses sign language to communicate and would like an interpreter for private medical appointments.

National Relay Service is a telephone relay service that allows people who are deaf or have a hearing, speech or other communication impairment to make phone calls.

Parent Council for Deaf Education is a non-profit organisation based in NSW dedicated to supporting parents of children who are deaf/hearing impaired.


SHHH Australia is Self Help for Hard of Hearing people. SHHH is a not for profit organisation dedicated to helping Australians with hearing loss.

Tasmanian Deaf Society

Tinnitus Association of Victoria is a voluntary, non-profit organisation helping people with tinnitus.

Vicdeaf

WA Deaf Society
 

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Audiological Society of Australia

Australian Sign Language Interpreters' Association

National Accreditation Authority for Translators & Interpreters

National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

Association of Late-Deafened Adults

British Deaf Association

Children of Deaf Adults Inc

National Foundation for the Deaf - New Zealand

RNID - Royal National Institute for the Deaf, UK

National Technical Institute for the Deaf - US

Gallaudet University - US