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To update the Deafness Forum Constitution.

To update the Deafness Forum Constitution.

Dear Members, since March 2023, the Deafness Forum board has been managing a process to update our Constitution to reflect the best practices in governance and structure. With the invaluable assistance of an independent legal firm, we've drafted a set of proposed...

Meet Kelvin Kong, Australia’s first indigenous surgeon.

Meet Kelvin Kong, Australia’s first indigenous surgeon.

We are delighted to announce that Professor Kelvin Kong AM will deliver the 25th Libby Harricks Memorial Oration at Parliament House Canberra on the evening of Monday 25 March 2024. Professor Kong is Australia's first indigenous surgeon, a Worimi man, and an inspiring...

Help the the National Disability Data Asset do its job.

Help the the National Disability Data Asset do its job.

The Department of Social Services wants to hear from people who would like to join two panels for the National Disability Data Asset. These panels will provide support to the National Disability Data Asset Council on priority areas for the disability data asset. This...

High Proportion of Indigenous Canberrans in Prison.

High Proportion of Indigenous Canberrans in Prison.

Nearly a third of Canberra's average prison population is Indigenous, despite Indigenous Canberrans constituting only 2% of the ACT population. This is according to national data released by the Productivity Commission, the Australian Government's independent research...

Indigenous children at risk of hearing loss.

Indigenous children at risk of hearing loss.

We are delighted to announce that Professor Kelvin Kong will deliver the 25th Libby Harricks Memorial Oration at Parliament House Canberra on the evening of Monday 25 March 2024. Kelvin Kong is Australia’s first indigenous surgeon, a Worimi man, and an ardent advocate...