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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)
phone
+61 (03) 9473 1111

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Opening Hours

9 am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Entry Fee

No entry fee.

Location

Level 4 340 Albert Street East Melbourne VIC

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247 items

247 items

Newspaper Cutting - Newspapers

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

White A4 Binder with Newspaper Cuttings

Historical information

Binder contains newspaper cuttings from Melbourne Newspapers in 2003; subjects include welfare groups and charities, drugs

Papers - Deaf Group/Club

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

White A4 Binder with Papers

Historical information

Binder contains Applications for Funding from Deaf Clubs/Groups 2007-2012

Papaers - Information (Relating to the Deaf)

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

White A4 Binder containing papers

Historical information

This binders contains a collection of papers with information on a range of Deaf related subjects: Hearing Loss In Paget's Disease of Bone, Hearing Aids, Access Issues (for the Deaf), Hearing Aids and Mobile Phones, Audio-Psycho-Phonology, Medications used in treatment of Meniere's Disease, Perfect Pitch, Musicians earplugs and Monitors, etc

Papers - Medical Interpreting

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

White A4 binder with Papers

Historical information

Vicdeaf papers relating to the funding of Medical Interpreters 1975-1985

Brochure - Victorian Council of Deaf People: A Statewide Advoacy and Information Service for Deaf People

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

A4 Trifold Brochure

Historical information

VCOD is an advocacy / information community 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

Book - Closed Captioning for Australian Television

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Cream Cover with black spiral binding, 26cmHx21cmW

Historical information

Closed Captioning for Australian Television a Discussion Paper prepared by the Australian Centre for Visual Television April 1980

Book - Marriage Resister 1969-1984

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Maroon Cover; 33.5cmHx25.5cmW

Historical information

Marriage Register records the marriages at the Deaf Church Jolimont for the period 1969-1984

Book - Visitors Book Adult Deaf and Dumb Society

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Brown Cover, 18cmHx23cmW

Historical information

Visitors Book of the Adult deaf and Dumb Society with no dates for early entries and a long list of names for 11 November 1956, the Olympic Games Opening. The last entry is in January 1959

Book - Financial Ledger Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1912-1923

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green and Red Cover; 34cmHx 22cmW

Historical information

The financial ledger of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria contains financial details of the land and building at Flinders Street and Blackburn including furnishing and fittings, bank accounts, expenditure etc

Significance

Significant as a record of the financial position of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria.

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.

Folder - Papers - ADSV Register of Board Members 1902-1980s

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green foolscap folder with typed pages

Historical information

This register list the Board Members of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society from 1902 until the early 1980's. The register also includes the Auditors, Executive Director/Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Director Welfare Services, Senior Welfare Officer, Welfare Officer, Social Worker, Lakeside Lodge Matron, Hostel Housekeeper, Secretary, Welfare Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Chief Welfare officer, Welfare officer, Principal, Blackburn Superintendent, Blackburn Matron and Housekeeper.

Significance

Signifacant as a record of some of the key personnel of the Adult Deaf Society Victoria over a 80 year time span.

Book - Register of Deaf 1907

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Black Cover, 23.5cmHx18.5cmW

Historical information

This is a register of Deaf people with 262 names listed. The register is dated 1907 and the purpose of the register is not known. Details include names and addresses, age, employment, age lost hearing and from what cause, where born, where educated and in what method oral, combined or silent, religion, whether married or single, and how many children.

Significance

Significant as a record of deaf people in Victoria in 1907.

Book - Register of Burials

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green Cover, 15cmHx29cmW

Historical information

A register of Burials (funerals) held in the Deaf Society Church Jolimont during the period 1969-1999. Includes place of burial.

Significance

Significant as a record of the funerals held at the Deaf Society Church.

Book - Rigister of Baptisms

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green cover 20.5cmHx33.5cmW

Historical information

Register of Baptism in the Deaf Society Church Jolimont in the Diocese of Melbourne 1968-1980

Significance

Significant as a record of Marriages in the Deaf Church Jolimont.

Booklet - The Finger Alphabet and Book of Signs

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

16cmHx10cmW, 8 pages photocopy

Historical information

The booklet states this is as used by The Deaf and Dumb. Drawn and engraved by a deaf mute. Also accompanying letter from John Hallett of the Royal South Australian Deaf Society Inc.

Significance

This is presumed to be the first dictionary of signs in Australia

Notice - Melbourne Deaf Cricket Club Inc. Team Meeting Season 2012-2013

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

29.5cmHx21cmW, single sheet

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

Newsletter - Victorian Deaf Society Newsletter Volume 2 Number 1 February 1990

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

29.5cmHx21cmW, 6 pages

Historical information

Newsletterof 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.

Booklet - Adult Deaf And Dumb Society of Victoria Speech Reading And Television

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

20.5cmHx17cmW, 16 pages, 2 copies

Historical information

An investigation into the problems of the Deaf associated with speech reading and television. Produced by Inta Cirulis ,Research Officer, Department of Audio-Visual Aids, Melbourne University

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.

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Future Policy

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

26cmHx21.5cmW, 6 pages

Historical information

Paper No.3 Floor Plan and Description of the Community Centre of the Adult Deaf Society of New South Wales produced 26th April 1977.

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Residential Independence Training Programme

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

29.5cmHx21cmW, 12 pages, 2 copies

Historical information

Produced 19/5/80 to provide information generally about the residential programme and specifically for decisions on funding

Booklet - Interpreting for Deaf People

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Orange cover, 29.5cmX20.5cm, 6 pages

Historical information

A submission by the Adult Deaf Society of Victoria for additional interpreting facilities for deaf and hard of hearing people in Victoria 3/3/76

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Readings in Sign Language

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Olive green, 29.5cmHx21cmW, 17 pages

Historical information

Two articles regarding sign Language from the book Perspectives on British Sign Language and Deafness edited by B. Noll, J. Kyle and M. Deuchar - 1. The Role of Sign in the Structure of the Deaf Community by Lillian Lawson. 2, The Influence of British Sign Language Structures on Communication Teaching Techniques by Martin Colville

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Submission to the Victorian Committee on Mental Retardation 13/5/75

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

26cmHx20.5cmW, 8 pages

Historical information

A submission to bring about the establishment of services to the Deaf who are additionally handicapped because of mental illness. Prepared by M J Chadwick 13/5/75

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Report to Horace Bedggood Hostel Committee 23/8/73

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

24.5cmHx21cmW, 8 pages

Historical information

A report to the Hostel Committee on the future of the Horace Bedggood Hostel. Prepared by J.W.Flynn 23/8/73

Booklet - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria A Model Service for the Barwon Region of Victoria to Meet the Needs of People Handicapped by Deafness 23/11/74

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

26cmHx20.5cmW, 10 pages

Historical information

A report considering a model for delivery of services to the Deaf in the Barwon Heads Region

Book - Adult Deaf Society of Victoria Bristol 1981

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Green cover, 29.5cmHx21cmW, 52 pages

Historical information

A report on Sign Language and Interpreting Symposia Bristol 1981 by J W Flynn

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

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