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Hearing Loss

What is Hearing Loss?  

A hearing loss occurs when your ability to hear is reduced, making it more difficult for you to hear speech and all the other sounds in life you love. 

A hearing loss can be caused by many factors, recurring ear infections such as Otitis Media, age and exposure to loud noise are the most common causes.  

It's important to get your hearing checked early and often from the time your born into late adult hood. Good hearing helps you can stay connected to friends’ family and community. 

5 steps to improve your hearing

1. Check your hearing by taking our online test.

2. Call us on 134 432 using option 1 to book a face to face or telehealth hearing check today.

3. Book an appointment to have a hearing test.

4. Find out about funding options for you or your child.

5. If you have any question about your hearing health or our services, call 134 432 using option 4 to speak to someone at our First Nations Support Line today.

The flags of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander peoples

Hearing Australia acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land that we live and work on, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.