Victorian Hearing Aid Bank

Recycling Hearing Aids and creating opportunities.

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Tinnitus Management Support

Our professional team can help you manage Tinnitus.

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  • More Than Just Ears

    As a member-based charity, we have provided opportunities for people living with hearing conditions to be socially connected and enjoy life for over 85 years. With our new Connect | Create | Catalyse Strategy, our ambition is to transform lives, the system and ourselves. We will do this by engaging with people, not just ears; by creating the future of hearing experiences; by serving our community and particularly those most vulnerable, and, by catalysing change across the system.
    Who we help
    Hearing management and advice
    Hearing testing
    Tinnitus management
    Children’s hearing screening
    Victorian Hearing Aid Bank
    Metro, rural and regional outreach
    Hearing aid reprogramming
    Training and Professional Development
    Pre employment testing

    Call us on 1300 242 842 for more information

    Book an appointment

    About hearing loss and how to manage it

    One in six Australians suffers from a hearing loss. By 2050 this will increase to one in four. Hearing loss can make daily communication with the people around you harder. Less than 20 percent of people with a hearing loss have taken steps to deal with the problem. You need the right information from the right source, so that’s why we’ve carefully prepared information in this section to help you manage hearing loss.

    About Better Hearing Australia (Vic)

    Managing hearing loss is about getting the right information.

    Serving the community for over 80 years, Better Hearing Australia a not for profit charitable organisation is Victoria’s only independent hearing loss and tinnitus management service.

    We are not in the market of selling hearing aids, our professionally qualified hearing advisor team will work with you to understand your individual needs. We will help you navigate your way through the maze of hearing services and technology, and provide tailored support assist you manage your hearing loss or Tinnitus.

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    How you can help

    With your generous support we can continue our important work, helping Victorians with hearing loss get the support they need, enjoy better communication and quality of life. There are many ways you can help us help those in need:
    • Hearing advice line - 1300 242 842

      For Hearing Advice and General Enquiries,
      please phone 1300 242 842 (Monday to
      Friday, 9am to 5pm).


      Better Hearing Australia (VIC) Inc
      Suite 1, Level 2, 517 St Kilda Rd
      Melbourne VIC 3004
      Phone: 1300 242 842
      Open: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

      Phone or fax us

      Phone:1300 BHA VIC | 1300 242 842
      (03) 9510 1577
      TTY: (03) 9510 3499
      Fax: (03) 9510 6076

      Email us

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