Every year, Deaf Australia and it's state branches gear up to organise events through a week long period which is focused on celebrating Auslan, Deaf people and the Deaf community in Australia.

This year's theme is "Living Auslan - protecting the language of the Deaf" and will be held from Saturday 11th October to Friday 17th October 2008. 

There are Terms of Reference in regards to activities held during the week - please refer to Deaf Australia's website. The link has been provided - see below.

More information about Deaf Australia's NWDP Terms of Reference

This year celebrations is supported by the following organisations & individuals:
- Lotterywest (sponsors)
- Deaf Australia
- Deaf Community Centre
- WA Deaf Society
- Deafness Council WA

Thank you to the NWDP Sub-committee, who have volunteered their time to support and organise the week long celebrations.