Services & Support
Supporting the Hard of Hearing on the Coast since 1977
Tinnitus is a physical condition, experienced as noises or ringing in the ears or head when no such external physical noise is present. Tinnitus is usually caused by a fault in the hearing system; it is a symptom, not a disease in itself.
Cochlear and Bone Conduction Implants
For information about Hearing Loss and Implantable Hearing Devices read more at Hearing Implants Australia website for Patents at https://www.hearingimplantsaustralia.com.au/for-patients
Hearing Services Program (HSP)
The Hearing Services Program provides subsidised high-quality hearing services and devices to eligible Australians with hearing loss.
The HSP has a new website: Accessing the Hearing Services Program | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
A new information booklet has also been written for clients that provides information about the Hearing Services Program, what services and hearing devices it provides and associated costs. To view this booklet go to: Hearing Services Program client information booklet | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
These videos have been made available by Ear Science Institute Australia
The social & emotional impact of hearing loss
If this is you then as well as contacting an audiologist contact us and we will help you with some useful strategies.
CORRECT HEARING PROTECTION
The best hearing protection and how to use it.
LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION & SERVICES
Deafness Forum of Australia – https://www.deafnessforum.org.au/
Hearing Australia – https://www.hearing.com.au/
Health Direct – https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/hearing-loss
World Health Organisation – https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hearing-day/2022
BHA Sydney – https://www.hearing.com.au/
BHA WA – https://betterhearingwa.org/
BHA Canberra – https://bhacanberra.org/index.html
BHA Brisbane – https://bhabrisbane.org.au/
Soundfair – https://soundfair.org.au/
Sydney Meniere’s Support Group – https://sydneymenieressupportgroup.com/
Deafness Forum of Australia – https://www.deafnessforum.org.au/resources/tools-help-children-and-adults-manage-hearing-loss/
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) – https://accan.org.au/, and https://www.accessibletelecoms.org.au/