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Expression Australia East Melbourne, VIC

Expression Australia is a not for profit organisation established in 1884 and is the primary source of reference, referral, advice and support for deaf and hard of hearing adults in Victoria. Expression Australia works collaboratively with a variety of mental health, legal and employment providers, support agencies, education and government departments with the aim to achieve access and equity for Deaf and hard of hearing people in Victoria.

Part of our work at Expression Australia includes providing information, resources and workshops to the wider community about Deaf and hard of hearing people and the day-to-day challenges they face. Expression Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that receives approximately 45% of its operating costs from state and federal governments. The remaining 55% of operational funding is derived from the Society's fundraising initiatives and service fees where applicable.

*Used with a lower case “d”, the term “deaf” includes all who are hard of hearing, hearing impaired or signing deaf.

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Level 4 340 Albert Street East Melbourne Victoria 3002 (map)
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+61 (03) 9473 1111

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9 am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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No entry fee.

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Level 4 340 Albert Street East Melbourne VIC

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247 items

247 items

Poster - 6 Ways To Help A Person With A Hearing Loss

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

33cmHx20.5cmW, single sheet

Historical information

Information produced for the Hear Programme of the Adult Deaf Society of Victoria

Report - Accreditation of Services for Handicapped People - Feasibility Study

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green cover, Size 30cmH21cmW, 24 pages

Historical information

Summary and Recommendations taken from Mr N. J, Cook's Churchill Fellowship Report 1980

Annual Report - 29th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1913

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 96 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Booklet - Group Activities and By Word of Mouth (Kit 2)

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Yellow cover, 26cmHx20.5cmW, 46 pages, 2 copies

Annual Report - 41st Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1925

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 40 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Mission but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria,Hearing-Aid Scheme Report

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Red cover, 30cmHx21cmW, 16 pages

Historical information

Report dated 20th October 1980 on H.E.A.R. (now Hearservices) pilot hearing aid scheme.

Annual Report - 60th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1944

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Grey Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Annual Report - 48th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1932

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Cream/Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 24 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Report - H.E.A.R. 'At The Crossroads'

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Red, 30cmHx21cmW, 22 pages

Historical information

A report by the Adult Deaf Society of Victoria into the current development and modelling for possible future development of H.E.A,R. (now Hearservice) , 2nd December 1980

Newsletter - The Victorian Deaf - July-August 1930

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Vol. 1 No. 4 July-August 1930; Size 21.5cmHx14cmW

Historical information

Under the auspices of the Deaf Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria - Edited by R. H. Lambert assisted by H. Puddy

Significance

The Victorian Deaf Newsletter is significant publication as an historical record giving and insight into the people, activities and events of the Deaf Community in Victoria.

Book - The Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Needs Determination Study

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Spiral bound, 29.5cmHx21cmW, 92 pages

Historical information

A study into whether the property of The Adult Deaf Society of Victoria at Jolimont meets the needs of the Deaf community. Prepared by Civil and Civic Pty.Ltd. May 1979

Newsletter - Our Monthly Letter - Vol. 21-22 1925-26

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green bound book of Newsletters, 30cmHx21.5cmW, 2 copies

Historical information

Newsletter of the Victorian Deaf Society

Significance

The Significance of these newsletters is in the detail of information they contain about the people and activities of the Deaf community in Victoria and interstate.

Transcript of Proceedings - Commonwealth of Australia - Hearing Aids and Certain Parts Therefor

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

White A4 Binder containing loose leaf pages in protective pockets

Historical information

The Industrial Assistance Commission - Hearing Aids and Certain Parts Therefor; Mr D. L. McBride, Presiding Commissioner, Mr J. R. Seear, Commissioner; Transcript of Proceedings at Canberra on Tuesday, 8 September 1981 at 10.00 am

Annual Report - 53rd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1937

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Chronological Journal - Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1908-1925

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Size A3; 1459 pages

Historical information

Collection of newsletters (Our Monthly Letter) newspaper clipping and stories of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria and the Victorian Deaf Community from 1908 to 1925.

Significance

Significant as the journal is a collection of material collected at the time and includes material that may not be available elsewhere.

Newsletter - In Print - Issue 50 October 08

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

29.5cmHx21cmW, 16 pages

Historical information

Deafaccess Victoria workers work in the rural and regional areas of Victoria. Deafaccess Victoria works to make rural and regional communities a better place for Deaf and hard of hearing people to live.

Significance

Significant as a newsletter for the Deaf and hard of hearing Community in Hume.

Newsletter - Our Monthly Letter - Vol. 24-25 1928-29

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green bound book of Newsletters, 30cmHx21.5cmW

Historical information

Newsletter of the Victorian Deaf Society

Significance

The Significance of these newsletters is in the detail of information they contain about people and activities of the Deaf community in Victoria and interstate.

Newsletter - Whirligig - Volume 5 No. 3 September 2005

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Size 30cmHx21cmW, 16pages

Historical information

Newsletter of the Meniere's Support Group of Victoria Inc.

Video Cassette - Australian Caption Centre Opening 13.9.82 (Open Captions)

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Black video cassette cover containing one video cassette; 20.5cmHx14cmW

Newsletter - Voice for Deaf People - Volume 5 Issue 3 2001

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

29.5cmHx20,5cmW, 16 pages

Historical information

Victorian Council of Deaf People (VCOD) is a non profit organisation led and managed by Deaf people through provision of advocacy and information services to strengthen community participation and quality of life for Deaf Victorians.

Newsletter - The Australian Deaf Citizen No. 3 Jul-Aug-Sep 1940

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Brown Cover 26.5cmHx21cmW, 18 pages

Historical information

The Australian Deaf Citizen was a quarterly magazine owned and edited by John Patrick Bourke dedicated to the interests of the Deaf in Australia.

Significance

The Australian Deaf Citizen, was a magazine owned and edited by John Patrick Bourke. It is historically significant as it gives an alternative view of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society at that time including the role played by Ernest J. D. Abraham.

Inscriptions & Markings

Owned and Edited by J. P. Bourke, No. 1 Acre Place, Malvern, S.E. 4 Victoria Australia

Workbook - Group Members Workbook Training Course in Visual and Listening Skills

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Yellow cover, 30cmHx21cmW, 9 pages, 2 copies

Historical information

A community project compiled by students and printed at the Lincoln Institute 1975

Report - The Language Barrier, A Report to the Committee on Overseas Professional Qualifications by its Working Party on Interpreting

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Blue cove, 24.5cmHx17cmW, 32 pages

Historical information

Published by the Australian Government Printing Service, Canberra 1977.

Annual Report - 21st Report of the Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria 1905

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 52 Pages (pages 7 and 8 missing)

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Mission but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Book - Financial Ledger Deaf Committee of Victoria 1973-1978

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green Cover, 33cmHx20cmW

Historical information

Financial ledger of the Deaf Committee of the Adult Deaf Society of Victoria for the years 1973-1978.

Newsletter - The Victorian Deaf - July-August-September 1928

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Vol. 24 No. 7,8,9 July Aug Sep 1928, Size 37cmHx21cmW; 14 pages

Historical information

A Bi-Monthly News Letter - Under the auspices of the Deaf Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria

Significance

'The Victorian Deaf' Newsletter is a significant publication as an historical record giving and insight into the people, activities and events of the Deaf Community in Victoria.

Newsletter - V C O S S Noticeboard - Vol. 3 No. 1 February 1990

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

29.4cmHx21cmW, 12 pages

Historical information

Newsletter of the Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS)

Annual Report - Association for The Blind Twelfth Annual Report 1987

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Orange cover, 24cmHx18cmW, 28 pages

Historical information

The Association for The Blind is a Victorian voluntary agency which offers specialised services to members of the community with visual impairment. The Association is also committed to community development education, in order to provide more opportunities in the community for people with visual impairment.

Significance

Significant as a record of the year's activity of the Association for The Blind 1987

Annual Report - 47th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1931

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 24 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Annual Report - 42nd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1926

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Gold Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 42 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.