Media room

The Australian Hearing media team is available to provide information about hearing loss, noise, and Australian Hearing and its research division, the National Acoustic Laboratories. For Government and Corporate Communications enquiries: Camille Bentley Senior Communications Manager Phone: (02) 9412 6971 Mobile: 0400 535 144 Email: camille.bentley@hearing.com.au For all other media-related enquiries: Sandra Murphy Senior Communications Manager Phone: (02) 9412 6784 Mobile: 0407 612 700 Email: sandra.murphy@hearing.com.au Members of the public with general enquiries should contact our customer service line on 1300 412 512.

New hearing health panel urges people to take action

New research commissioned by Australian Hearing reveals that the majority of Australians aren’t aware that untreated hearing loss is associated with some serious health conditions.  In particular, 91% of Australians do not realise there is an association between diabetes and

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Australian Hearing’s history with veterans

Australian Hearing has a long and important relationship with veterans, dating back 70 years. Australian Hearing was established by the government in 1947 to provide services to veterans who experienced hearing damage during World War II, and also to assist

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Federal Budget Announcement

Last year, the Government was approached by a Consortium, led by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, alongside Cochlear Ltd and Macquarie University, with a proposal to transfer Australian Hearing into non-government ownership. In last night’s Budget the

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Hearing help at your fingertips

Since 1947, we’ve helped thousands of Australians care for their hearing. But we know the way healthcare services are delivered is changing. In 2016, we took our audiology services online and introduced Hearing Help. Now, our hearing specialists are just

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When is the Hearing Bus coming to a town near you?

Once again, we’ve officially kicked off our Australian Hearing National Bus Tour 2017 in Tamworth, NSW during the Country Music Festival. This is a big event for country music fans all over Australia with thousands travelling annually to be part of the

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Christmas trading hours

Australian Hearing will close over the holidays from Monday, 26 December and re-open on Tuesday, 3 January. Please make sure you have checked your hearing aids and have sufficient batteries for this period. Our emergency hotline will be available from

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‘Silent Night’ video in Auslan shares the joy

Our ambassador Troy Cassar-Daley was joined by a choir of primary students, all with a hearing loss, to create a beautiful rendition of a Christmas classic.  The music video showcases eleven children from Penrith Public School, using Auslan (Australian Sign

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Changes to the Centrelink Age Pension assets test

On 1 January 2017, changes to the Centrelink Age Pension assets test will come into place that will impact some Australians.  Some people stand to gain from these changes, while others will have their Pensioner Concession Card cancelled and as

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