• Loud Shirt Day 2014 22 Sep 2014

    A Friday at work has never been this fun… Don’t miss out!
    The loudest day of the year, Loud Shirt Day, is fast approaching! Now is the time to register and change the lives of deaf kids across Australia.
    The official event date is Friday October 17. However you can make your tax-deductible donation now

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  • Past Graduate Profile: Jonah Roberts 11 Sep 2014

    Twelve-year-old Jonah is an outgoing and sociable boy, who was diagnosed with profound hearing loss at birth.
    Jonah received his first cochlear implant at just six months of age, and is now completing Year 6 in a mainstream school via distance education.

    Earlier this year Jonah was invited to present a speech at the National Press

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  • 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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