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Learn Australian Sign Language

REGISTER HERE for Term 3 classes

Our Auslan courses are Learn Local activities, with costs subsidised through the Victorian State Government's Adult and Community Further Education (ACFE) program in partnership with the Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre.

Term 3, 2024 

* All courses will be located at Ballarat East Neighbourhood House at Barkly Square, 25-39 Barkly Street, Ballarat East

Community Auslan A - 9.30 am - 12.00 noon, Wednesdays from 24 July to 11 September - REGISTER NOW. - IMPORTANT: This course, Community Auslan A, is the course suitable for beginners

Community Auslan B - 9.30 am - 12.00 noon, Fridays from 26 July to 13 September -  REGISTER NOW

Community Auslan C - 9.30 am - 12.00 noon, Thursdays from 25 July to 12 September: REGISTER NOW - limited spaces remaining

Join Jane for these 8-week courses designed to introduce you to Auslan (Australian Sign Language). 

You will have the opportunity to practise in groups and build on your Auslan skills each week.

$80 for each 8-week course.

A minimum of 5 participants will be required for these courses to proceed. 


Community Auslan Practice Group - 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm Thursdays from 18 July to 19 September (during school term) 

REGISTER NOW for Term 3, 2024 - FREE

Barkly Square Cafe, Barkly Square, Ballarat East - All welcome

Join other community members for this informal group designed to encourage you to practise the basics of Auslan (Australian Sign Language) in a welcoming group setting.

If you need help to register, please contact the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House team. We are available during school term, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Tuesdays to Fridays. 

Conditions of participation

  • Please read the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House Activity Terms and Conditions. You will be asked to agree to these upon registration for this class.
  • All participants in Ballarat East Neighbourhood House activities must follow the current Statewide COVID-Safe principles.
  • If you are feeling unwell and/or have cold/flu symptoms please do not come to the activity.
  • Please sanitise your hands upon entry to and exit from Barkly Square. Hand sanitiser will be available.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres from other people in the activity.
  • Bring your own drink bottle. The cafe at Barkly Square will be open if you would like to purchase hot drinks and food.
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before the activity starts to allow time to complete any paperwork.
  • If you have any injuries or issues which may affect your ability to partipate fully in the activity, please arrive early and discuss with Jane.
  • Turn off your phone/digital devices and store your possessions in the room.
  • A maximum of 15 participants will be able to take part in this activity.
  • Tickets are not transferable.


Please call Ballarat East Neighbourhood House on 0422 612 052 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are having trouble booking or paying for this activity, we are very happy to find a solution that will work as we want everyone interested to be able to participate.