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Help influence the development of a hearing loss smartphone app

Would you like to help influence the development of a smartphone app to track real-world hearing and listening experiences? The University of Melbourne invite you to participate in a research project that will create a user-friendly & clinically useful app for adults with hearing impairment. The app will be for use by adult candidates for[…]

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Survey invitation – The role of the GP in managing hearing loss?

We invite you to participate in a research project run by the University of Melbourne exploring how GPs currently manage hearing loss.   The researchers are looking for three groups of people:   🔹 General Practitioners who currently see or have previously seen adult patients   🔹 Adults who are involved in GP practice (e.g.[…]

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Roadmap for Hearing Health

What does the future of Hearing Healthcare look like from the Government’s perspective? The newly released ‘Roadmap for Hearing Health’ will set out future directions and priorities for both the short & long-term improvements in hearing health for all people. Our CEO, Dr Caitlin Barr & our National President, Tony Whelan were involved as stakeholders in[…]

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Meeting with Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians

Our CEO, Caitlin Barr met with Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians during Hearing Awareness Week, to discuss the important role of hearing care in the wellbeing & participation of Senior Victorians. The challenges that exist in the hearing sector around access and effectiveness were discussed – and the steps necessary to ensure older people[…]


CEO’s take from ABC Radio report on regulating the hearing aid industry.

This morning’s ABC Radio AM program raised important issues that currently exist for people with hearing loss and their family. As CEO of Better Hearing Australia VIC, and as an advocate for quality hearing care that is sensitive to individuals’ needs, I reiterate the importance of consumers being empowered and informed about their hearing. At[…]