• The Shepherd Centre’s Quinten Buwalda one of three winners at the 2014 Power of Speech Awards 27 Aug 2014

    Three small but powerful voices stunned the more than 150-strong crowd gathered at Parliament House Theatre this morning at the 2014 Power of Speech Awards, a public speaking event aimed at challenging common perceptions surrounding what deaf children can achieve.
    The Shepherd Centre’s Quinten Buwalda, 7, and Hear and Say’s Claudia Worland, 11, were named the 2014

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  • Past Graduate Profile: Rosie Gallen 18 Aug 2014

    Twenty-two-year old Rosie was born in Gunnedah in country NSW, the youngest of three spirited girls.
    While Rosie’s hearing loss wasn’t picked up at first, when her family discovered she had profound hearing loss, they made it their mission to ensure Rosie would be able to listen and speak just like any other normal hearing

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  • City2Surf 2014 11 Aug 2014

    On Sunday August 10th 2014 over 81,000 runners took part in the City2Surf.
    A small but determined group of 30 chose to run in support of The Shepherd Centre. Inspired by the amazing outcomes The Shepherd Centre achieves, the group raised over $18,500.
    One of our runners was Ben whose daughter, Charlie, was diagnosed at birth

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  • Past Graduate Profile: Joe Symons 15 Jul 2014

    Here at The Shepherd Centre, we are always delighted to hear news of our past graduates and learn about the things they have achieved since graduating.

    This month, our Past Graduate in profile is 24-year-old Joe Symons, who attended our Wollongong centre from the age of four.
    After graduating from The Shepherd Centre, Joe

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  • The Shepherd Centre’s GiveAbility Day at Westfield Chatswood and Liverpool 10 Jul 2014

    On Saturday, volunteers from Westfield, along with the staff and families of The Shepherd Centre, donned bright t-shirts and met hundreds of shoppers at Westfield Chatswood and Liverpool as part of Westfield’s GiveAbility Day.

    Shoppers big and small were treated to face painting, fairy floss, origami and balloons, while there were manicures and coffee

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