Explore the growing digital archive of deaf history in Australia.

Collection: Institutions and the State

  • Marriage Certificate

    Marriage Certificate

    June 1, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • SADDM Collector Note 4

    SADDM Collector Note 4

    June 1, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • SADDM Collector Note 1

    SADDM Collector Note 1

    June 1, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • SADDM Collector Note 2

    SADDM Collector Note 2

    June 1, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • SADDM Collector Note 3

    SADDM Collector Note 3

    June 1, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • E. B. Solomon Collector Card

    E. B. Solomon Collector Card

    June 1, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • Rules of the Club House

    Rules of the Club House

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • General Introduction to the Convict System

    General Introduction to the Convict System

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • Medical Certificate Signed by Dr Arthur Renwick

    Medical Certificate Signed by Dr Arthur Renwick

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.
  • Classroom Scene

    Classroom Scene

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have not always had great experiences of the education system, health system, or justice system in Australia.

Welcome to the Deaf History Collections

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to Elders past and present. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visitors to our site, recognising the long, rich, complex and unjustly disregarded histories of First Nations peoples in Australia.
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