Winners’ Stories

Wendy’s Story

2 min read
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On the day Wendy*, our Lottery 182 1st Prize Winner, took the call from The Deaf Lottery learning her life was about to change, she was already in the midst of a significant upheaval …   It was Wendy’s final day at her then-workplace, after making the decision to go full time in her own Wendy’s Story

Behind the Scenes

Meet Jim

5 min read
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We caught up with Deaf Services IT Manager Jim Gordon to talk about his fascinating journey with the organisation, his achievements, and what it really means to support the Deaf Community. Jim’s Story Jim started at Deaf Services in 1990 He had no experience of Deaf community or culture, which presented some challenges! Jim worked Meet Jim

Winners’ Stories

Shannon’s Story

3 min read
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“Life-changing things can happen just by supporting a good cause.”   We caught up with Shannon, our Lottery 181 Winner, to talk about life after her win, owning your pay packet, and what new car she just drove away in!   “It’s certainly feeling real now,” says Shannon, speaking to us over the phone from Shannon’s Story

Behind the Scenes

Meet the Team: Dean

1 min read
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“I do my best, work with my team and raise funds to support all Deaf and hard of hearing Australians.”  Meet Dean, part of the Deaf Services Contact Centre team. Dean has worked with Deaf Services since 2015 after a previous role with CPL Disability Services. With a Certificate III in Disability Support, Dean says Meet the Team: Dean

Lifestyle
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Ticket Number: 1199818| Croydon 3136| Total Prize Amount $850,000 Our deserving Lottery 183 winner Sophie turned $10 into $850,000 and told us “you’ve made my dreams come true!”   It took Deaf Services Head of Sales Alex Fisher some moments to convince Sophie, our lucky Lottery 183 winner, that she’d just won $850,000. “Are you Meet our Lottery 183 Winner!

Behind the Scenes
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“I love working for such an excellent cause, and have met so many amazing people.” Meet Clare, part of the Deaf Services Contact Centre team. Clare works as a Deaf Services Contact Centre operator, undertaking a variety of roles including ticket sales, VIP Club Member queries and communications about community services. “I received a very Meet the Team: Clare

In the Community

Meet Lloyd

5 min read
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Lloyd Janetzki has worked with Deaf Services for over 25 years, and has seen many changes within both the organisation and the community it represents. We caught up with him to find out more. LLOYD’S STORY Lloyd has worked with Deaf Services since 1994 He spent 12 ½ years with Sign On Employment He began Meet Lloyd