The Deafness Council W.A. Inc was established in 1974. The Council is a co-ordinating body whose role is to facilitate the work of Deaf/Hearing Impaired individuals and agencies. The Council encourages relevant research and represents the needs and interests of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired to decision makers.
Deafness Council of Western Australia Inc
Advocacy and support for the Deaf community of Western Australia
Hearing Awareness Week
Deafness Council participated in Deafness Awareness Week for the first time in 1979 and now annually promotes Hearing Awareness Week activities through awareness campaigns, participation, and launch activities in conjunction with the Better Hearing Australia Clear Speech Awards.
Barry MackinnonBarry Mackinnon has been actively working on behalf of Deaf and Hearing Impaired people for over 30 years More...
Marisa PowellMarisa's extensive career in the Not-For-Profit sector has resulted in the sustainability of programs and services More...
Vanessa HaycockVanessa first became interested in deafness while attending high school and learning basic Auslan from hearing impaired students More...
Paul HigginbothamPaul has served as Telethon Speech and Hearing (TSH) CEO since November 2004, having re-joined the Centre as Principal in 1998, Paul had previously worked at TSH in the 1980s More...