The Voice Referendum: Auslan Community Forum

Published on: 11th October 2023

Deaf Australia and Deaf Connect have partnered to host an online community forum providing accessible information and to facilitate a healthy discourse in Auslan about The Voice referendum to empower Deaf Australians to make an informed decision. 

This webinar facilitated by Jody Barney will provide the community the opportunity to learn the diverse perspectives about the referendum – with the webinar being attended by various presenters including Independent politician Lidia Thorpe MP and former DRC Commissioner Andrea Mason. 

Watch the recording here

On that webpage you will also find a series of videos that help to explain important aspects of the Referendum.

If you require interpreting support while voting, AEC has partnered with CONVO Australia to deliver VRI interpreters. More information here.

In addition, see below for information the AEC has prepared in Auslan,

What to expect at a polling place and how to correctly complete a ballot paper

How the virtual Auslan interpreter service works

Understanding the referendum

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