• Free Will Days 12 Aug 2020

    The Shepherd Centre has a special, long-standing friendship with RMB Lawyers, a trusted and award-winning firm with a 130-year history. RMB believes in and supports the work we do and is offering something unique.
    For supporters of The Shepherd Centre who need to draw up their Will/s, RMB will be hosting Free Will Days at

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  • A Cochlear Implant Story

    A Cochlear Implant Story 10 Aug 2020

    ‘At three months old,’ says Sophie, ’I was fitted with hearing aids and was having weekly therapy sessions at The Shepherd Centre, receiving Auditory-Verbal Therapy. I received my first cochlear implant when I was four. That was a light bulb moment.’

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  • Eardrum Creates Festival of Audio To Celebrate 30th Birthday

    Eardrum Creates Festival of Audio To Celebrate 30th Birthday 06 Aug 2020

    Australia’s first audio-centric arts festival is to launch in September.
    EarFest features original works from thirty writers, actors, comedians, poets and performers.
    The pieces were commissioned by audio specialist agency Eardrum, who wanted to mark their 30th anniversary by supporting the creative community.
    “Covid-19 has devastated the art’s sector”, says Eardrum Founder Ralph van

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  • A Mother’s Story

    A Mother’s Story 03 Aug 2020

    The journey was a family affair. Lewis’ mother, Angela, takes a deep breath and fights back a few tears as she shares her story. She remembers the gamut of emotions from guilt to excitement and finally gratitude that became her life after the birth of her first child.

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  • First Sounds

    First Sounds 27 Jul 2020

    ‘What underpins everything that The Shepherd Centre does,’ says Phillip, ‘is its ambition to deliver the best achievable hearing outcomes for children with hearing loss and their families. This should certainly not be taken for granted.’

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