About Who’s Involved

Who’s Involved


Deaf Australia is the national peak advocacy and information organisation in Australia for Deaf people who are bilingual – using both English and Auslan (Australian Sign Language).

Deafness Forum of Australia is the national peak body representing the interests and viewpoints of the 3.5 million Australians who are concerned with the quality of their hearing and the effects it has on their lives and the people around them.

Deafblind Australia is an advocacy organisation for people with deafblindness and their families and as a network for people with vision and hearing impairments and deafblindness, freelance professionals, family members and carers, professionals involved with people with deafblindness, organisations who provide services to people with deafblindness and other interested people.

Communication Rights Australia is a leading human rights information and advocacy funded by Government and is a registered charity.   Our mission is to strive for a world free of discrimination for the people we represent, people who have communication or speech difficulties whose rights are infringed.

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) is Australia’s peak communications consumer organisation representing individuals, small businesses and not-for-profit groups as consumers of communications products and services.


Deaf Victoria is a non-profit organisation led and managed by Deaf and Hard of Hearing people through provision of advocacy and information services to strengthen community participation and quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Victorians.

ROBTEC Hosting is providing in-kind hosting for this website. ROBTEC Hosting is owned and managed by Roberto Trimboli, a Deafblind professional who has many years of expertise in IT infrastructure, web hosting, domain registry, internet service provider and computer repairs. ROBTEC Hosting is based in Perth.

Nikhil Bora is a super talented Deaf designer from Melbourne with many years of expertise in the design industry.


John Pierce Centre operates as an independent not for profit company limited by guarantee and maintains its links with the Catholic Church as a member of Catholic Social Services Victoria. The Catholic Church supports JPC by providing the premises of our Deaf Community Centre and by funding for the cost of the Lay Chaplain, religious and pastoral care services.

The Australian Sign Language Interpreters’ Association (ASLIA) is a not-for-profit body and is the national peak organisation representing the interests of Auslan/English Interpreters and Deaf Interpreters in Australia. The Association is comprised of a national Executive Committee, with representatives from ASLIA associations in most Australian States and Territories.

Deaf Youth Australia is a working group for young Deaf and hard of hearing people under the age of 30. DYA is affiliated with Deaf Australia, and is an Ordinary Member of the World Federation of the Deaf Youth Section.