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Relay Service Short Film Awards

5 May 2016

A short film about backpacking, parents, and Skype won the best film at the Relay Service Short Film Awards during this year’s Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival. The winning film, Venice, ...

Seniors stay connected with iPad lessons

5 May 2016

A Western Australian group encouraging the use of technology and smartphones for seniors has joined forces with the NRS to show how easy it can be to stay connected. The Rockingham seniors' ...

Update for the NRS app available

30 March 2016

There is a new update for the NRS app for users of Android smartphones and tablets. The update corrects a problem that has made it difficult to make video relay calls through ...

NRS sets out customer charter

29 March 2016

The NRS has developed a series of principles setting out what our customers should expect from us. The NRS Customer Charter provides a simple framework that specifies the commitments of the NRS ...

Captioned relay helps Debbie reconnect

24 February 2016

Debbie Watson was in her 40s, running her own proofreading business and volunteering as a bookkeeper for a charity when she started to struggle with using the phone. Partially deaf since she ...

NRS partners again with Young at Heart festival

23 February 2016

The NRS has teamed up with the Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival for the third year running as a festival partner and as sponsor of the Relay Service Short Film Awards. ...

NRS app wins international innovation award

11 February 2016

The NRS app was one of the international winners in the Best M-Government Service Awards announced at the World Government Summit in Dubai last night. The app won the international Social Affairs ...

NRS app finalist in global innovation awards

8 February 2016

The NRS app has been announced as a finalist in the third Best m-Government Service Awards presented in the United Arab Emirates. The global awards acknowledge innovative solutions in the field of smartphone ...

Use the NRS to call someone you love these holidays

23 December 2015

The NRS is open for relay calls every minute of every day right through the holiday period. 'Every day is an NRS day', said Deb Fullwood, Managing Director of NRS Outreach. 'Our ...

Talk to us about the NRS app at the Deaf Games

23 December 2015

The NRS will be partnering with next month’s Australian Deaf Games. The Games run from 9 to 16 January with more than a thousand Deaf and hearing-impaired people from all over Australia ...

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