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Joy at the Sound of Music

Jul 6, 2017Your stories

While pregnant with me, my mum experienced a placental abruption and I went without oxygen for 20 mins. I had proved the doctors wrong with only a diagnosis of a sensorineural hearing impairment at age 2 […] Read More »

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Lost his hearing at 7 years then overcame massive odds to get to where he is today

Jun 30, 2017Your stories

  Dan gained entry to a Special Interest Music Program through audition. Now in year 10, he plays Flute and Bass Guitar, he also enjoys extracurricular activities in the Boys Chamber Choir, iConcert Band and has […] Read More »

National Health Priority All Ears

Australia backs world health leaders to make prevention of hearing loss a priority

Jun 6, 2017Hearing Health News

Health leaders throughout the world have made Hearing an international priority at a meeting of the World Health Assembly in Geneva. The World Health Assembly has voted to make hearing loss an international priority.  Australia is […] Read More »

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Living with Hearing Loss – Fayes Story

Jun 4, 2017Your stories

I was born with a hereditary hearing loss, my parents, grandparents and brothers and sister were all hearing impaired to. I grew up using two hearing aids and missed half of my schooling as I had […] Read More »

Call for Stories to fill the Book of Dreams

Call for Stories to fill the Book of Dreams

May 25, 2017Hearing Health News

We need your stories, here is a message from Chair of Deafness Forum of Australia, David Brady (in verbal English with captions)     Request for Stories in Auslan from Deafness Forum of Australia Vice-Chairperson, Jordanna […] Read More »

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Break the Sound Barrier One Year On – from David Brady

May 11, 2017Hearing Health News

Chair of Deafness Forum of Australia David Brady shares an update of the campaign to make Hearing Health and Well Being the next (10th) National Health Priority in Australia, a year on from the launch. If […] Read More »

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ACT Parties Respond to Hearing Health Priority

Oct 13, 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 »

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Media Release – Parties unite to make ACT a leader in hearing health reform

Oct 13, 2016Hearing Health News

The ACT has become the first territory or state to pledge bi-partisan political support for making hearing Australia’s 10th national health priority. Read More »

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ACT Election – ACT Labor responds

Oct 12, 2016Hearing Health News

The ACT Government has pledged to support hearing health and well-being as a national health priority if it is re-elected on October 15. Read More »

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ACT election – Canberra Liberals respond

Oct 12, 2016Hearing Health News

We’ve asked all major parties to support making hearing health and well-being a national health priority if they win government after the ACT elections. It’s good news from ACT Opposition Leader and health spokesperson, Jeremy Hanson. Read More »

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