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Where Your Support Goes

Making an Impact

1 min read
- DeafAdmin

Launched in 2021 the Deaf Connect Impact Team is a new focus for the organisation, delivering research, government advocacy and community empowerment alongside all Deaf Australians.

Behind the Scenes
- Rosie Pert

  Recently Deaf Services and the Deaf Society’s aged care program Ageing Well celebrated its official launch in South Australia with a morning tea at Adelaide’s Goodwood Community Centre.  The launch was attended in-person by 60 people, along with Ageing Well Senior Support Planner Caroline Conlon and Auslan Programs Coordinator at TafeSA Katrina Parker.   Along with delicious refreshments (including two incredible cakes from Torrensville Cheesecake Shop) and an opportunity to catch up as Ageing Well Launches in South Australia

Deaf Services
- Rosie Pert

  Your support of The Deaf Lottery means we can continue to innovate our service delivery to ensure all Deaf Australians stay connected.  We recently attended the All Abilities Expo in Darwin, where, at the time, no Auslan interpreters were present in the Northen Territory.  Thinking quickly, our NT Service Access and Information Facilitator Debbie Kennewell liaised with our interpreting serviceAuslan Connections to organise a virtual interpreter to appear Staying Connected in the NT

Winners’ Stories

Leo’s Luck

3 min read
- DeafAdmin

95 year-old Leo from South Australia became our oldest ever Deaf Lottery winner after taking out a massive $820,000 windfall. His first plans for the prize? A new pair of hearing aids!