Come join us for Sunday afternoon High Tea

We are holding our inaugural JWF High Tea Fundraiser on 11th November in Melbourne! All proceeds will support the John Wallis Foundation Small Grants Program, enabling small communities across Australia to make a difference.  Come join us for an afternoon of delicious treats, and great conversation.  Our guest speaker is  Kirsty Sword Gusmão, former First Lady of … Continue reading Come join us for Sunday afternoon High Tea

The Silent Book Receives a Great Welcome Overseas

After many book launches in Australia, Bernadette T Wallis mss, author of The Silent Book, took the book on tour, visiting Ireland, England and Canada.  Speaking of her experience, Bernadette says: It was a privilege for me to have been in Ireland at a time of great excitement in the Irish Deaf community.   Why was … Continue reading The Silent Book Receives a Great Welcome Overseas

The Silent Book is Going Overseas

The Silent Book: A Deaf Family and the Disappearing Australian Irish Sign Language, Bernadette T. Wallis, Missionary Sister Of Service, is the engrossing story, both deeply personal and historical, of the disappearing Australian-Irish sign language told through the experience of Bernadette’s own Deaf family. The story is embedded in the Australian landscape and its Aboriginal past.   … Continue reading The Silent Book is Going Overseas