Talking History – Falling on Deaf Ears by Chloë Okoli

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Alana

    Writer Chloë Okoli has highlighted the work of DCA founder FJ Rose in advocating for equal treatment of deaf people in the early 1900s. In 1903, FJ Rose highlighted the issues deaf and hard of hearing people faced being wrongly interpreted as “prohibited immigrants” by shipping companies and being denied passage on ships travelling around Australia.

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    For more information about the history of DCA and FJ Rose, please visit our history pages.

     

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