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24/11/2017
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) officially launched its new purpose-built centre in Toowoomba

On Thursday 23rd November, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) officially launched its new purpose-built centre in Toowoomba, located at 137 Herries Street.

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11/05/2017
Holly celebrates Mother’s Day with her daughter Koko.

For Little Bay mother, Holly, Mother's Day is particularly special with thanks to support from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

10/05/2017

Last night, as part of the 2017 Budget, Government announced that they have "decided to retain full ownership and control" of Australian Hearing.

Three years ago, in the 2014 Budget, Government indicated that it would scope the potential privatisation of various Government bodies, including Australian Hearing. As a response, a Consortium partnership comprising non-profit service provider, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), Macquarie University and Cochlear Limited, was formed.

08/05/2017

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the generous contribution of our volunteers during National Volunteer Week, 8 – 15 May.  

The volunteering program at RIDBC plays a vital role in ensuring that RIDBC staff can continue to deliver services to children and adults with vision or hearing loss both locally, and around Australia.

03/04/2017
RIDBC Book, Toy and Music Fair on this weekend!

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is encouraging people to head to the RIDBC Book, Toy and Music Fair on Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April. The fair will be held at RIDBC, 361-365 North Rocks Road, North Rocks, from 8am – 3pm.

29/03/2017
Charlie can now hear thanks to his new cochlear implants

Northern Territory Health Minister, Natasha Fyles, visited the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) today to witness the moment when seven-month-old Charlie heard sound for the very first time, as his new cochlear implant was switched-on.

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