This event has been cancelled due to bad weather.

Here is Norm Showell’s story of the ICI  day. He lives in Wollongong and he and Barbara came up on the train. You can see the whole story in the PDF file on this page.
Cochlear Implant Day story 


SCIC Cochlear Implant Program, an RIDBC service

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Gladesville NSW 2111
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Hi All, 

This a gentle reminder, if you received the wonderful CICADA BUZZ news recently you will see that we are finally able to hold our long-awaited "Illawarra CICADA Picnic in the Park” commencing this Sunday 14/2/2021
As it is Valentine's Day, there will be lots of Choccies and Hearts to give away. 

Great news!  can start up again on 6th May 2021 for our Thursday Morning Teas. On the first Thursday of the month MAY to OCTOBER 2021 ONLY.

Morning tea Flyer May 2021

Please note that the May meeting will go ahead subject to whatever COVID-19 restrictions are in place at the time.

Building 39 Old Gladesville Hospital
Punt RD Gladesville

Refer to our Calendar for more details. (Link opens a new TAB)


Due to Covid-19 safety precautions, numbers may be limited to some events. Please RSVP if you plan to attend to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0417 675 691

A copy of the flyer can be downloaded from hereNSW Deaf Junior Dev flyer Nov2020

CICADA AUSTRALIA INC is a volunteer support group for cochlear implant recipients and we are hosting this event in conjunction with implant companies to bring awareness to  ICI Day and World Hearing day.

The guest presentation will be live streamed so anyone can hook into the presentation or watch it later on the link.

International Cochlear Implant Day Celebration

World Hearing Day is on 3rd March 2020. The World Health Organization published an infographic in 2018 that shows how hearing loss in on the rise and by 2050 there could be 900 million people affected. You can get a copy of this 4-page document here.World Hearing Day 2020

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They are based in Western Australia and supported by Senses Australia.

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