Hearing health and well-being – Break the Sound Barrier
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Our community is rich with diverse experiences. Break the Sound Barrier aims to showcase these stories. The more stories we share, the more people we can reach and the stronger our movement.

Being a National Health Priority will fund these important initiatives:

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Free hearing tests

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Hearing checks for all Australian children at key stages of life.Find out more

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A national hearing awareness promotion campaign. Find out more

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Hearing awareness promotion

A national hearing awareness promotion campaign. Find out more

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Improved accessibility for Auslan

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Improved accessibility for Auslan Find out more

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Universal access to hearing health checks every five years for people over 50. Find out more

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Universal access to hearing health checks for people over 50

Universal access to hearing health checks every five years for people over 50. Find out more

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Tax deductible hearing devices

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Make hearing devices tax deductible. Find out more

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Don’t let children fall through the gaps with changes to the way hearing services will be delivered in Australia.Find out more

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Don't let kids fall through the gaps

Don’t let children fall through the gaps with changes to the way hearing services will be delivered in Australia. Find out more

Free hearing tests

Share your story

Our community is rich with diverse experiences. Break the Sound Barrier aims to showcase these stories. The more stories we share, the more people we can reach and the stronger our movement.

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Mathew’s Life in a Hearing World

I was born natural with hearing, unfortunately lost it at 18 months old after the vaccination that got caught Meningitis which is a common factor for people becoming hard of hearing. My life started communicating with […] Read More »

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Fear of the Unknown- Lila’s Story

My first child, and daughter Lila’s hearing loss came as a big surprise to us. We knew from when I was 12 weeks pregnant that there were going to be health complications with my daughter. At […] Read More »

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A Mother first, a Deaf woman second – Jordanna’s story

Being diagnosed as profoundly deaf at a year old, my parents then immediately placed me at a specialised preschool for the deaf and hard of hearing. From there, I had many opportunities provided for me, I […] Read More »

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