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October 2017

  • Auslan for Families Classes

    We have extra spots for our FREE Auslan for Families Classes!

    These classes are for families of deaf / hard of hearing children for families to improve their Auslan skills held at Melbourne Museum over four weeks every Saturday 2 - 4pm, starting 14 October – 4 November. Book by 10 October. Share this opportunity with your friends!

    14 October 2017 - 4 November 2017
    Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
  • Weston Bate Lecture

    The Annual Professor Weston Bate Lecture takes place during History Week in the Victoria Theatre at Sovereign Hill. The lecture is in honour of the lasting contribution Professor Bate has made to the study of local history and its importance to Australia's national story.

    This event will be Auslan interpreted.

    18 October 2017
    Sovereign Hill Bradshaw Street Ballarat, VIC 3350
  • Auslan Conversation Group - Albury/Wodonga

    The Auslan Conversation Group is an ALL welcome event. For past and present Auslan students, Deaf/Hard of hearing people, families, friends or people just wanting to learn the language.

    18 October 2017
    5.30PM - 6.30PM
    Albury Library-Museum Meeting Room 1 (Upstairs)
  • Auslan Storytime

    Auslan StoryTime is now part of the regular Thursday morning StoryTime sessions. Come and experience a visual language! Join in the fun stories, songs and rhymes. Suitable for children aged three to five.
    All welcome.

    19 October 2017
    Bentleigh Library, 161 Jasper Road, Bentleigh
  • The Bodyguard The Musical

    This is the story you know – with the songs you love! Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love.

    Interpreted by Auslan Stage Left.

    20 October 2017
    The Regent Theatre 191 Collins Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000
  • Numurkah FoodBowl Festival

    Numurkah’s annual family friendly event, the Numurkah Foodbowl Festival, will hit the streets and fill the venues of the quaint country town from October 20, 21 and 22.

    Auslan interpreters will be on the main stage in Newman Square on Melville Street between 11am and 2pm.

    21 October 2017
    from 9am
    Newman Square, Melville Street Numurkah
  • Vicdeaf Preston Hub Drop In

    Join us at the Vicdeaf Preston Hub every 4th Tuesday
    between 1pm - 3pm for afternoon tea;

    • Learn about supports we provide, including employment, interpreting, technology, devices, life skills, NDIS and more
    • Meet up with local deaf people
    • Meet the Vicdeaf team

    24 October 2017
    1 - 3pm
    426 High Street Preston, VIC 3072
  • NDIS Information Sessions - Gippsland

    Vicdeaf Gippsland will be hosting an information session about the NDIS.
    Session A will have an Information talk on the National Disability Insurance Scheme followed by individual Pre-planning sessions.
    Session B will mainly focus on the Individual Pre-planning.
    Please RSVP for this event.

    24 October 2017 - 25 October 2017
    Session A - (NDIS Info 10AM - 12PM) (Preplanning 1PM - 5PM) Session B - 9AM - 1PM
    Moe Library, 1-29 George St Moe
  • Deaf Professionals Network Business Breakfast

    As part of Celebrating the 2017 National Week of Deaf people, join Vicdeaf in welcoming Heather Harker, Chief of Staff, Office of the President, Gallaudet University, at our Deaf Professionals Network Breakfast event. This event is suitable for Deaf and hard of hearing professionals as well as hearing colleagues and Auslan Interpreters.

    Make sure you buy your ticket now!

    25 October 2017
    7:30 - 19:30am
    Level 5, Angliss Conference Centre, William Angliss Institute Building A 555 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC
  • Harry Who? The True Heroes of Hogwarts (Wheeler Centre)

    Remember the world before June 1997? If you can’t, don’t worry; you didn’t miss much. The world was a dull, uninspired, basically pointless place. Nobody had ever heard of quidditch or boggarts or kneazles. Hardly anybody even knew how to pronounce ‘Hermione’.

    Interpreted by Auslan Stage Left

    25 October 2017
    Athenaeum Theatre 188 Collins Street Melbourne,
  • Kevin Rudd in Conversation with Kerry O’Brien (Wheeler Centre)

    Kevin Rudd’s time as Prime Minister was short, tumultuous and, at times, momentous. Rising to power in 2007 on a wave of popular optimism, Rudd defeated a formidable opponent in John Howard and ushered in an era of Labor rule and extensive reform.

    Interpreted by Auslan Stage Left.

    26 October 2017
    Athenaeum Theatre 188 Collins Street Melbourne,
  • Mitchell Shire Deaf Group

    All welcome - Meet new Deaf and hard of hearing people. Past and present Auslan students, Deaf/hard of hearing people and their friends and families.

    26 October 2017
    1pm - 3pm
    High Street Cafe, 77 High St, Broadford VIC 3658
  • Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories - Auslan Interpreted

    Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories brings together some of Australia’s most creative theatrical minds to realise this exquisite tale. In turn joyous and melancholy, this award winning new production reminds us of how stories connect us to the world and ultimately, of the power of kindness.

    Interpreted by Auslan Stage Left

    28 October 2017
    Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne 100 St Kilda Road Melbourne, Victoria
  • Gippsland Deaf Chat

    Come along for an enjoybale meal and socialise with fellow deaf and hard of hearing patrons from the Gippsland region at the Moe RSL.

    29 October 2017
    Moe RSL, 63-67 Albert Street, Moe

October 2017