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IMPORTANT UPDATE

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic it has been decided to cancel ALL CICADA Meet Ups until June 20, 2020. Please keep in touch with your local Representative if you have any questions and stay safe and protected.

 


Our Medical USB Wristband is now available in different colours

This portable device is a snap-on bracelet with an USB on one end for storing your medical details in the event of an emergency.

The cost is $13 each. If ordering online, postage costs $1.10 extra for a single USB wristband. If you wish to order at least 2 or more, postage is $2.20 extra. If purchasing from a CICADA Queensland event the cost is $12.00.  You can order from our Forms webpage

 


CICADA Queensland Christmas Party

You can view the photos of the party at the following link: Libby Best Photography


CICADA Queensland has registered for Containersforchange

…and has been validated and accepted. Our ID number to use is C10055414 – we suggest you write the ID number on a piece of paper and keep in your wallet for when you take the containers in. You can also log into https://www.containersforchange.com.au/how-it-works to get further information on what can be taken for change.  

The money will be paid into CICADA’s bank account – all you have to do is to punch in the  ID number and hand your containers in! It’s that easy!


Our new Information Booklet on cochlear implants is here!

You can obtain a copy from one of our monthly meetups or you can contact our secretary, Shirley Edwards, for a copy or more. This publication is free, but donations are welcome to cover the administration and postage costs if copies need to be posted to you.

Contact Shirley via secretary@cicadaqld.com.au for more information on obtaining a copy of this informative booklet that aims to answer all your questions about getting cochlear implant/s and its maintenance.

 


 

A Symphony of Stories released on 27 August 2016 now selling for $5.00.

This is a collection of stories about what it is like to receive a cochlear implant and finally be able to hear sounds again. 

Contact Shirley Edwards on secretary@cicadaqld.com.au to obtain a copy.


Lions Club Donation Supports CICADA Queensland 


Redland Hospital’s ‘Be Heard’ Project

Click this to view in a separate window

Instructions:

  • Select ‘Play All’
  • Select ‘CC’ (a red bar should appear below it)
  • Select ‘HD’
  • Select ‘Quality’
  • Select ‘720p’
  • Select ‘Full screen’ option

 

A petition was established to agitate for all broadcasts of Parliament to be captioned, including live-captioning.

This petition closed on Tuesday 8 August 2017.

This petition can  be viewed on the website for the Queensland Government.