DBV Committee Members

Events and Activities

All events are subject to cancellation due to lockdowns. Get in touch for up to date information, or to volunteer. Events are at Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne. The DBV office is on level 3.

Weekly:

  • Every Thursday 10am to 4pm: DBV Connect, a Deafblind drop-in program with accessible technology and skill-sharing. Come and try new devices, get support and information, share skills and social connection.

Monthly events:

  • First Wednesday each month (12-4pm): DBV committee meeting (committee members only)
  • Second Wednesday each month (11-3pm): Craft group.
    • 13 April – Ross House. Card making with Debra
    • 11 May – Visit Art Vo (docklands)
    • 8 June – visit Toorak Village sculpture park
    • 13 July – Ross House. Peer craft skill sharing
    • 10 Aug – Ross House. Crafts and tactile games
    • 14 Sep – Ross House
    • 12 Oct – Melbourne City Library community room. Crafts, books & games
    • 9 Nov – TBD
  • Third Wednesday each month (12-4pm): Deafblind Café, the DBV monthly deafblind social group.

Irregular activities:

  • DBV newsletters
  • DeafBlind World workshops:
    • 7 April – Victoria University early childhood education students
    • 27 April – Auslan students at Melbourne Polytechnic (TAFE)
    • 5 May – Heritage College Knox (secondary school)
    • 25 May – LendLease (construction company)
    • 6 Aug – ASLIA Vic/Tas interpreter training
  • Special events:

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