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The first actor on Australian TV with a cochlear implant hopes his role will lead to more diversity on our screens – ABC News

Nathan Borg got his first role in TV when he challenged executives of Neighbours to have more diversity on screen. The actor, who has a cochlear implant, pays tribute…



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It’s been a big step to the small screen for actor Nathan Borg, making his debut on the iconic Australian soap-opera Neighbours earlier this year.
Key points:

  • Nathan Borg wants to use his role on TV to make it easier for people with a disability to get into the industry
  • It’s been 40 years since the first implant, now used by over 600,000 worldwide
  • Inventor Graeme Clark said he was inspired to invent the cochlear implant after witnessing his father’s struggles

He is the first actor on Australian television…

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