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National Relay Service response times slowed – Coronavirus

The NRS is operating with reduced staff because of Coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, people who communicate in Auslan using the Video Relay service will experience longer than usual wait times to have their calls answered. Other NRS call channels can also expect...

Hearing Australia Hear&Now 2020 Challenge

Almost 60 per cent of respondents to a national survey say their partner or parent doesn’t believe they have a hearing problem - or they think they’re coping fine. For the over 50s, almost 75 per cent of those who have a family member who hasn’t had a hearing check...

How Deafness Forum will operate during this pandemic

Members and friends, we wanted to give you a report on how Deafness Forum is operating in this current health emergency. We will keep our communication channels open but we can’t know the effect of increased demand on Australia’s NBN. Our IT provider has plans in...

Epidemic-Pandemic policy and procedure template

This is a template in MS Word for not for profit organisations to create their own Epidemic-Pandemic policy and procedure. This template was created by the Institute of Company Directors Australia. Download the free Epidemic-Pandemic Policy template Mar2020...