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ACT Election – the ACT Greens respond

Oct 6, 2016Hearing Health News

In the lead up to the ACT election we’ve asked all the major parties to agree to putting hearing as a national health priority on the agenda at COAG if they win government on October 15. […] Read More »


Media release – ACT helps Break the Sound Barrier

Aug 26, 2016Hearing Health News

Australia’s largest hearing health campaign Break the Sound Barrier today urged Canberrans to sign a national petition calling on Commonwealth, state and territory governments to make hearing health a national health priority. The petition launched in […] Read More »


Inaugural NSW Parliament Silent Sports

Aug 22, 2016Hearing Health News

To launch Hearing Awareness Week 2016 in NSW, Break the Sound Barrier invited politicians and members of the press to play touch footy but with a twist – players had to wear earplugs to simulate the […] Read More »

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Media release – parties unite to Break the Sound Barrier

Aug 22, 2016Hearing Health News

NSW politicians and the deaf and hard of hearing community will kick off Hearing Awareness Week (August 21-28) by experiencing what it’s like to live with hearing loss in a silent touc h football game outside […] Read More »

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Media release: sign our national petition

Aug 22, 2016Hearing Health News

Australia’s largest hearing health campaign Break the Sound Barrier will today launch a national petition urging Commonwealth and state governments to make hearing health a National Health Priority Area. The petition is launching in Hearing Awareness […] Read More »

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What’s going on? Hearing Awareness Week

Aug 12, 2016Hearing Health News

Hearing Awareness Week is just around the corner – August 21 to August 28. It’s a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the amazing things being done in our community to raise awareness about hearing health and wellbeing […] Read More »

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Australia’s first TV show for kids with hearing loss

Jul 27, 2016Hearing Health News

In an Australian first, ABC2 is now airing a children’s show specially designed for kids with hearing loss and who use Australian Sign Language (Auslan) as their first language. Sally and Possum is commissioned by the Queensland […] Read More »


Our work starts now!

Jul 6, 2016Hearing Health News

  Days after the election and we still do not have a result. Either way it’s going to be a highly contested Parliament. It will take weeks for it all to be settled, but a close […] Read More »


Media release: Mixed bag on hearing health but now they’re listening

The major parties have improved their policies on hearing health and well-being since the last election but there are still huge gaps in support for one in six Australians with a hearing health issues, an analysis […] Read More »


Our six point election plan – the Coalition responds

All major parties have responded to Break the Sound Barrier’s  six point election plan – which is fantastic news.  Here’s the Coalition response: Read More »

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