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It’s that time of the year again and our
Luncheon is on again!

Don’t miss out!

Please send your RSVP and pay either by direct deposit into our account or by cheque/money order in the mail.

Look forward to seeing you there!






We are excited to offer a Medical Alert! USB Wristband flash drive for you to store all your medical information, especially information about your cochlear implant. You can take this with you in the event of hospital event or a medical emergency.

You can save the CICADA Queensland USB Wristband Order Form to your computer, enter your name, postal address and method of payment, and email the completed form to our Secretary. Instructions for keeping your medical information up-to-date is on this form. 

The cost for one (1) Medical Alert! USB wristband is $10.00 and this cost include postage to anywhere in Australia. If you wish to order more than one USB wristband then postage costs apply. Please contact our Secretary for the total cost if ordering more than one (1) USB wristband in the order.

If paying by cheque or money order, please post payment to our Secretary, Shirley Edwards. Her postal address is shown on the bottom of the flyer and the order form.


A Symphony of Stories released on
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. 

Copies are available for $5.00 each. Contact Shirley Edwards on to obtain a copy.


CICADA Queensland is on Facebook!

Click here to visit and like!


Lions Club Donation Supports CICADA Queensland 

Redland Hospital’s ‘Be Heard’ Project

Click this to view in a separate window


  • 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.