We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land and the waterways of where we work and live,

the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders of all communities who also work and live on this land.

Specialist in all things related to Auslan teaching and training


reasons for @Auslan

shared love



our language

shared goals

clarifying goals

making it clear 

achieving it

shared circles

community goals


lifelong learning


Deaf Interpreting workshop SERIES

1 July - 7 October 2021 via Zoom

Presenters for the online Spring School. 27 September - 1 October, 2021

(Melbourne time)

* click on the box 'Auslan Text' to check out the presenters.

* click on the olive green buttons to see the programs.

* click on the pink button to pay for your registration.

This week-long online event will be in Auslan, in an Auslan only space. This means no Auslan-English interpreter and or captioning will be provided. 


Monday Afternoon and evening

Malcolm Shannon:

His Auslan teaching journey. And Signed English...

ID: Male with silver hair, black glasses and a white/grey goatee, wearing a red and navy striped sweater. Background is plain wall with a mirror. 

 Alexander Straub

My journey from Auslan teacher to DGS (German Sign Language) Lecturer

ID: Smiling male with wavy light brown hair and grey t-shirt. Background is cream coloured.  


Tuesday Afternoon and evening

Sonia Pivac (NZ)

Navigating the Narratives: Sign Language Deaf National Archive

ID: Smiling female with brown hair, tie-dye top and black cardigan, background is an outdoor wall with brightly coloured art.

Dion Galea

Sex, gender and pronouns

ID: Non binary person with cropped hair, and a puzzled look on their face, with their index finger on their mouth. Black top, cream background. 


Wednesday  Afternoon and evening 

Shirley Liu, WFDYS President. 

What is the WFDYS and WFD?  

ID: Smiling woman with slicked back black hair, pink t-shirt and navy suit jacket. Plain white background.

Jody Barney

Cultural Safe Practice and Protocols for Auslan Teachers in
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Schools, Communities and in Educational Setting

NB: This session will not be recorded.


ID: smiling female with blond hair and black glasses. Dark red scarf and the background is a beach and a pier.  


Thursday Afternoon and evening

Martise Colston (USA)

Being deaf + music - how it works. 

He will talk about his work with music, and how it 'works' with being deaf too. 

ID: Shaven head male with short beard, signing to a laptop. Light green polo shirt. Green background. 

Walter Kadiki

Theme not there.

ID:Shaven head male with a goatee, blue t-shirt, in four frames showing 4 different emotions. Background is white. 


friday Afternoon and evening

Luke King

Navigating the art world as a deaf person.

ID: Red haired male with red beard, dotted shirt and burgundy cardigan seated. Signing 'Thank you'. Background is a mix of his artwork.

Maija Koivisto (Finland) Racial Hygiene, Marriage Act, Sterilization and Abortions of Deaf Women in Finland 1929–1970

ID: Red haired female with black glasses, black/cream checked scarf, jean jacket. Background is a wall with colourful graffiti art 

Black Washed Wall

About @Auslan

Hi there, @Auslan has been established to ensure the small niche of Auslan teachers nationwide is supported, from one on one mentoring and to organising specific PDs.


Who is @Auslan? I'm Ida Rogers, a deaf teacher of Auslan. Throughout the years, I’ve developed a reputation for being one of the passionate Auslan teachers/leaders within the Auslan training arena. 


The interests of my fellow teachers or trainers/clients are always my first priority, and I enjoy going above and beyond to make sure they get the results they need. Whether you’re about to launch a new project, need advice on about teaching approaches, student management or assessments, or would like a timely tip on matters big or small - I’m your go-to source. @Auslan has been established for this small niche, and it is @Auslan's hope to see all Auslan teachers supported, in Auslan. Ida's strengths is working within the accredited field of Auslan. 

@Auslan also aims to become the leading provider of varying Professional Development opportunities in all fields, with a particular focus on Auslan users. 


Contact @Auslan today to set up an online meeting and find out more about what @Auslan can do for you or with you.

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email: atAuslan@gmail.com 

text: 0433 216 432

If you would like to send me a video - you can to my phone, or embed your video link in the message box over there. 


Available most times: email or text me to book a time to grab me!

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