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Jane's Story 18/11/15

Robyn: "I've been working very hard over the last 4 years on captioning as part of the Captioning Working Group to raise awareness of the lack of access for the Deaf and hard of hearing in NZ. NZers Please watch our 1 min video and sign the petition for us."

You access it HERE
or Read Robyn's story

Jane's Story 2/11/15

Jane: "...the Australian movie unIndian has happened and I’m in the movie so it’s all very exciting. I play the receptionist at Cochlear and you get a look at my implants in the movie! I attended the movie premiere in Melbourne a few weeks ago and did a short video for Cochlear."

You can see it HERE
or Read Jane's story

Ken's story 19/10/15

Ken "Being born blind isolates you from objects but being born deaf isolates you from people." On Thursday 8th Ken ran a public meeting at the U3A shed in Cooma attended by over twenty people with varying degrees of hearing loss to tell his story

Read Ken's
'raising awareness' (image)
or Read Ken's story

Karen's Story 22/6/15


Karen's story has appeared in Take 5 magazine. My body ached, my head was pounding and my eyes hurt, I needed a nap.

When I woke I had no idea where was. The doctor told me I'd been in a coma for 10 days at Wagga Wagga Base Hospital.

read the Take5 story (pdf)
or Karens's story


Fair and Inclusive Workplaces 18/11/15

In Staff Stories for Human Rights Month, Annette says "Looking back on my working life, I can see how and why I was suffering from depression. I had been through many periods of low self-confidence and well-being due to the isolation experience due to my hearing loss. I now credit my cochlear implant with helping to abvance my career."

Read more in Human Rights 2015

N6 Tips & Hints updated 2/10/15

Faye has updated Tips and Hints for the N6 Wireless Accessories and added a specific Tips and Hints for the N6 Phone Clip

See "Resources" >> "Tips & Hints".

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Events 2/11/15

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In the News 28/5/15

The government has identified
9 National Health Priorities

Hearing Health is not currently a Health Priority.

Make It Number 10 logo

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Cochlear Support 26/3/15

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SocialSupport Groups 26/8/13

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Better Hearing Australia logo Adelaide meets 2015

Hearing Forums 26/4/2013

BellaOnline Deafness Site | Baha |
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hear the world Deafness Forum Australia

Useful Links 18/6/2013

Hearing HQ advice & support
(A portal of LINKS)

Lip-reading Online

Technology Word of Mouth

Theatre Captioning Go Theatrical!

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