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Everything about Cochlear Implants

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

CICADA Queensland has launched its latest publication ‘Everything you need to know about cochlear implants’. The publication will be an invaluable tool for cochlear implant clinics and people interested in an implant.   The 42 page booklet takes you through the process in easy to read format. CICADA Queensland is not charging for the booklet […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Key Areas Where Change is Needed for a Sustainable Disability Support Pension

Source: AFDO

Introduction Australia is a party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Under articles 9 and 28 of these instruments respectively, the Australian Government is obliged to ensure that all persons with disabilities have access to social security, social protection […]

Source: AFDO

Key Principles for a Sustainable Disability Support Pension

Source: AFDO

Introduction Australia is a party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Under articles 9 and 28 of these instruments respectively, the Australian Government is obliged to ensure that all persons with disabilities have access to social security, social protection […]

Source: AFDO

Infection every expectant mother feared is ‘eradicated’ in Australia

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Infection every expectant mother feared ‘eradicated’ in Australia An infection once feared by pregnant women has been all but wiped out in Australia thanks to a vaccine that has been a fixture of childhood vaccinations for almost three decades. The World Health Organisation recently declared that rubella, also known as German measles, had been eliminated […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

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