Deaf Friendly
a free option for members of Deaf Australia

If you are able to use Auslan, are currently working, and are interested in giving your employer this added benefit, this is your option.

By opting into Deaf Friendly Scheme, you are also entitled as a member of Deaf Australia (membership fee applies).

Read more about Deaf Australia membership here

How much does it cost?

For Deaf and hard of hearing applicants:
A one off payment of $100 payable at time of application. Life-long membership is included.

For hearing applicants:
$100 payable at time of application. Renewable every 5 years.

For employers who have an employee that can use Auslan, please email your enquiry to to find out how you can register your service as a Deaf Friendly Provider.

* Please note that ability to use Auslan is a pre-requisite for Deaf Friendly application. For more information, please click here. (

If you do not wish to ‘opt in’ to Deaf Friendly and only want to become a member of Deaf Australia please click here.

Sign up for Deaf Friendly now!