Hearing Awareness Event

2018 Planned Date and Location

Hearing Awareness Week 2043 – What Can We Expect?

A HYPOTHETICAL AND Q+A ON WHAT THE FUTURE MAY LOOK LIKE and

DEAFNESS COUNCIL WA AWARDS PRESENTATION

HOST:  Barry MacKinnon - President, Deafness Council WA
MODERATOR:  Geof Parry - Channel 7 News
PANEL: Community Representatives from across the sector
WHERE: Esplanade Hotel – ‘Rottnest Room’ 
Marine Terrace, Fremantle
WHEN: Wednesday May 9th, 2018
TIME: 8.45am – 12.30pm

Morning Tea Provided

RSVP: deafnesscouncilwa@gmail.com by April 30th

Live Captions, Hearing Loop and Auslan Interpreters provided

Raising Community Awareness


Hearing Awareness Week 2017 is on the 22nd of August, this year’s theme is “Hearing is Precious and Fragile”. Deafness Council WA will be supporting this theme with a focus on prevention. Events planned for the week include the Hearing Awareness Week Launch on Tuesday 22nd, a Q+A (ABC style) event for the community on Wednesday 23rd and a Hearing Bus Day on Friday 25th. Deafness Council WA will be promoting these activities and events through media advertisements and this website will keep the community updated.

Raise awareness and public acceptance of hearing loss

Showcase goods and services that assist deaf and hearing-impaired people


Celebrate the successes of people with hearing loss

Advocate for a better quality of life for deaf and hearing-impaired Australians


Publicise ways of preventing hearing loss or chronic ear disorders

Work closely with our wonderful patrons

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