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Now is the time to make hearing health & wellbeing a national priority in Australia

Jul 17, 2018Hearing Health News

All of Australia’s Health Ministers will meet on 2 and 3 August to decide if they will commit to ensuring hearing health and wellbeing gets the priority and resources it deserves. Now is the time to email, write […] Read More »

Let’s get cracking! Write to your Health Minister

Let’s get cracking! Write to your Health Minister

Feb 6, 2018Hearing Health News

Dear friends, it’s time to make hearing health a National Health Priority in Australia. Please write to your state or territory Health Minister and ask  them to make a personal commitment to making hearing health and […] Read More »


From a world devoid of sound to success – Kash’s Story

Jan 17, 2018Hearing Health News

I was born profoundly deaf to hearing parents, and due to the severity of my disability (sensorineural deafness), my parents were advised upon discovery of my deafness when I was 2 years old, that I would […] Read More »

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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 »


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 »


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 »


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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