• 2014 Australian Father of the Year – Andrew Gaze 01 Sep 2014

    Australian basketball great Andrew Gaze has been named the 2014 Australian Father of the Year, as awarded by children’s charity, The Shepherd Centre.
    Melbourne-based Gaze, 49, is a father of four – Courtney, 20, Phoebe, 18, Annie, 15, and Mason, 13 – and was presented with the Award in honour of his devotion to his

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  • Support Greg’s Channel Swim 29 Aug 2014

    An inspirational friend of The Shepherd Centre, 26-year-old medical student Greg Shein will this weekend attempt to realise his long-held dream of swimming the English Channel, all in the name of raising funds to support children with hearing loss.  The 34 kilometre swim is certainly not for the faint-hearted, but Greg has been training non-stop

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  • 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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