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Helpful links

Check out these links to organisations and communities.

Able Australia

Together we are able.

  • 1300 225 369

Accessible Arts

Peak arts and disability organisation in New South Wales.

  • 02 9251 6499

Aussie Deaf Kids

Aussie Deaf Kids provides information for parents raising a deaf child.

  • 02 6694 3225

Deafblind Services – Able Australia

Able Australia are experts in the field of dual sensory loss and impairment.

  • 1300 225 369

ACT Deafness Resource Centre

The ACT Deafness Resource Centre provides information, linkages and capacity building for the hearing impaired, deaf and those with chronic ear disorders.

  • 02 6287 4393

ASLIA | Australian Sign Language Interpreters’ Association

The Australian Sign Language Interpreters’ Association (ASLIA) is a not-for-profit body and is the national peak organisation representing the interests of Auslan/English Interpreters and Deaf Interpreters in Australia.


Australian Tinnitus Association (NSW)

ATA's mission is to provide information, support and counselling to tinnitus sufferers and preventative education to the wider community.

  • 02 8339 1899

Children of Deaf Adults(CODA)- International

Connecting children of deaf adults around the world.

Cicida Australia Inc

Volunteer group supporting people with cochlear implants.


We are a group of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people who lobby for and promote Advocacy, Sport and Recreation activities in ACT and surrounding areas.


Deaf Australia

Making an inclusive Australia for deaf people.

  • 03 8691 1324

Deaf Victoria

Deaf Victoria is the peak advocacy body representing deaf and hard of hearing Victorians.

  • 0419 586 979

Deafblindness Support Services - Deafblind Information

This website was established to ensure that 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.

Deafness Council of Western Australia

The Council is a co-ordinating body whose role is to facilitate the work of Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals and agencies.

  • 0488 588 863

The Deafness Foundation

We work with people who are deaf and hard of hearing to facilitate:

​Access, Awareness, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.

  • 03 9738 2909

Deafness Forum of Australia

Deafness Forum of Australia is the peak national body representing the views and wellbeing of the 3.5 million Australians who live with hearing loss.


The Deaf Society

Working with parents and families of deaf children.

  • 02 833 3600

Expression Australia

We work to empower people who are Deaf, hard of hearing or LGBTIQA+ to overcome barriers in their life and choose how they want to live. We are advocates of Deaf culture and Auslan.

  • 1300 780 225

Gallaudet University  - USA

A world- class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.


Hear for You

Founded by deaf people, and run by deaf people, for deaf teenagers.

  • 1800 432 749 (1800 HEAR 4Y)

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters-NAATI

A connected community without language barriers. NAATI is the national standards and certifying authority for translators and interpreters in Australia

  • 1300 557 470

National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf- NAATD

The National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf, known as NAATD, has been a professional body for Teachers of the Deaf since 1935. We currently represent over 300 Teachers of the Deaf throughout Australia and potentially we could include all Teachers of the Deaf within Australia.

National Auslan Interpreter Booking Service- NABS

NABS provides interpreters for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing people who use sign language and would like an interpreter for private health care appointments.

  • 1800 246 945 

National Foundation for the Deaf (NZ)

We believe every New Zealander should have access to quality hearing healthcare. That's why we work alongside our community, schools, workplaces and the Hearing Sector to deliver better outcomes.


National Relay Service

If you are deaf and/or find it hard hearing or speaking with people who use a phone, the National Relay Service (NRS) can help you.

  • 1800 555 660

Peer Connect

Provides support to each other because of similar experiences or circumstances in their life. A peer support network is where people get together as equals to provide support to each other because of similar experiences or circumstances in their life.


Royal National Institute for the Deaf (UK)

Together, we’re here to make life fully inclusive for deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus.


The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)

The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) is a collaboration of 21 internationally-recognised organisations. Together, through our research efforts, we will lay the foundation for a new era of hearing healthcare for Australia.

  • 03 9035 5347

SA: Deaf Can do

Supporting the South Australian Deaf and hard of hearing community since 1891.

Scope Australia

We’re one of Australia’s largest providers of disability support services. We have over 70 years’ experience supporting people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays.

  • 1300 472 673

Victorian Deaf Education Institute- VDEI

VDEI’S vision is to contribute to improvement in the educational outcomes for the 4,000 students in Victoria who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH).

  • 03 9032 6400

WA Foundation for Deaf Children

Providing deaf children and their families with the knowledge, tools and confidence they need to live happy, fulfilling lives.

WA. Deafness Council of Western Australia

The Council is a co-ordinating body whose role is to facilitate the work of Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals and agencies. This is a link to their links!

Western Australia: Deaf Australia

Deaf Australia is the deaf-led peak organisation representing deaf people in Australia.

WA: Access Plus

Providing services for all members of the community in four different areas; interpreting, support services, NDIS advocacy and navigation, and Auslan and training.

WoovPay- NDIS Plan Management

Woov Pay is a Deaf-owned plan management service for people who have NDIS.

  • 0434 935 363 - SMS ONLY