• World Hearing Day: Early intervention drives lifelong success for deaf children

    World Hearing Day: Early intervention drives lifelong success for deaf children 03 Mar 2017

    Results of Australian-first study revealed on World Hearing Day
    Concern over future funding for crucial programs
    World Hearing Day – Friday 3rd March 2017

    The results of an Australian-first study into the education, employment and social outcomes of hearing impaired children who receive early intervention therapy have been revealed today – marking World

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  • Cochlear Kanso – An update for our families

    Cochlear Kanso – An update for our families 09 Feb 2017

    Our families and clients with cochlear implants may be aware that Cochlear have released a new, off-the-ear sound processor called Kanso. Information provided by Cochlear states that the Kanso provides equivalent hearing and listening benefits to the current Nucleus 6 processors.
    From today, Kanso can be purchased through Cochlear’s online store. Cochlear have confirmed that

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  • Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS

    Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS 30 Jan 2017

    In January, The Shepherd Centre made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) inquiry into the provision of hearing services under the NDIS. Click through to read…

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  • MR DAVID HALDER AWARDED 2016 COMMUNITY FATHER OF THE YEAR

    MR DAVID HALDER AWARDED 2016 COMMUNITY FATHER OF THE YEAR 01 Sep 2016

    FOR EDUCATING ORPHANS, STREET KIDS AND UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS
    FATHER OF TWO CHILDRENNathan (35) and Mark (33)
    AWARDED BY CHILDREN’S CHARITY, THE SHEPHERD CENTRE
    The Australian Fathers’ Day Council and The Shepherd Centre have chosen Mr David Halder as the recipient of the Community Father of the Year Award for his work providing food, shelter and

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  • GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES NAMED 2016 AUSTRALIAN FATHER OF THE YEAR

    GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES NAMED 2016 AUSTRALIAN FATHER OF THE YEAR 01 Sep 2016

    HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL THE HONOURABLE DAVID HURLEY AC DSC (RET’D)
    The Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), has been announced as the 2016 Australian Father of the Year, awarded by children’s charity, The Shepherd Centre. His Excellency is father to three adult children – Caitlin, Marcus

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