Australian Association of the Deaf

Acronym: 
AAD

The Association is a national consumer organisation that represents the views of Deaf people who use Australian Sign Language (AUSLAN). Amongst the aims of the AAD is to educate the Deaf community about their rights and obligations under law, to educate the general community about issues relating to the Deaf community, and lobbying government and decision making bodies to ensure that the rights of Deaf people are taken into account in policy reform and service provision.The Association is a national consumer organisation that represents the views of Deaf people who use Australian Sign Language (AUSLAN). Amongst the aims of the AAD is to educate the Deaf community about their rights and obligations under law, to educate the general community about issues relating to the Deaf community, and lobbying government and decision making bodies to ensure that the rights of Deaf people are taken into account in policy reform and service provision.

Contact
Contact name: 
Karen Lloyd
Manager
Phone 1: 
(07) 3357 8266
Fax: 
(07) 3357 8377
Text Telephone Number: 
(07) 3357 8277
Address
Postal Address: 
PO Box 1083
STAFFORD
4053
Access
Access facilities: 
Auslan and staff who can use it
Opening hours: 
9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Disabilities: 
Deaf (The Deaf community regards itself as a cultural minority)
Activities: 
Systemic advocacy, community workshops (fee varies), information, advice, referral
Service details
Fees: 
Refer to membership form
Area: 
National, with affiliated state associations/councils of the Australian Associat
Clients: 
Deaf people who use Auslan, others are welcome as members (no voting rights) or to seek advice, information, etc, full membership available to all Deaf people and national organisations of Deaf people
Funding: 
Family & Community Services (Federal), fees, donations, fundraising, membership subscriptions
Publications: 
Policies, AAD Outlook newsletter
Resources: 
Systemic advocacy, community workshops (fee varies), information, advice, referral

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