Deaf Victoria advocates on behalf of Deaf and hard of hearing Victorians to increase access to services and to educate the wider community on how to work, play and study with Deaf and hard of hearing people.
Deaf Victoria also represents Deaf and hard of hearing people in both state government and disability groups.
Vision Statement: A voice for Deaf and hard of hearing Victorians.
Mission Statement: Deaf Victoria is a not for profit organisation led and managed by Deaf and hard of hearing people through provision of advocacy and information services to strengthen community participation and quality of life for Deaf and hard of hearing Victorians.
Deaf Victoria receives funding from the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services and of Office of Disability to run a non-profit organisation that provides advocacy, information and referrals about deaf and deafness issues.
Deaf Victoria aims to inform members of the Deaf Community and to the wider community on a range of information or isssues relating to deafness to raise awareness and to gain an appreciation of deafness.