Our Partners

Joining forces for better health

To help deliver our strategic commitments to you, we are a member of relevant affiliated bodies and support key organisations.

We work with our partners to ensure that your expertise is valued and we amplify our advocacy work to drive access to high quality hearing and balance healthcare for all Australians.




DEAFNESS FORUM OF AUSTRALIA is the peak national body representing 4 million Australians who are concerned with the quality of their hearing and the effects it has on their lives and the people around them.  Its members are individuals with a lived experience; associations of these people; and people and associations which provide services.

The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)

The HEARing CRC is a collaboration of 21 internationally-recognised organisations. Together, through our research efforts, we will lay the foundation for a new era of hearing healthcare for Australia.

The Attendant Care Industry Association (Australia) Ltd (ACIA)

ACIA is the peak body representing government and non-government attendant care providers, including private, not-for-profit and charitable providers. Nationally ACIA represents over 100 service provider organisations, who collectively employ more than 90,000 FTE workers.

AHPA (Allied Health Professionals Australia)

AHPA is the recognised national voice for allied health professions in Australia, representing and advocating for the role of allied health professionals in our health system. As the peak national organisation for allied health professions, AHPA has an important strategic leadership role and is the body that the Federal Government and other national organisations turn to when they seek a collective view of allied health.

The National Alliance of Self Regulating Health Professions (NASRHP)

NASRHP was originally an informal alliance which began in 2008 under the auspices of Allied Health Professions Australia, to support member organisations of self-regulating health professions. Its transition to a formal independent body providing a quality framework for these professions has been supported by seed funding by the Australian Government Department of Health. The NASRHP Board has the decision-making power regarding governance, and its membership. All decisions are independent of government.

Australian Healthcare Reform Alliance (AHCRA)

AHCRA is a coalition of peak health organisations working together to create a better and fairer health system for Australia’s future. While Australia’s health system has many strengths, there are many people in our community who do not receive the care they need. There are also many areas of inefficiency where money and resources are wasted. AHCRA believes that Australia needs a health system where prevention and health promotion are high priorities and where high quality primary health care is available to all.
We are working with our members to promote a more equitable, efficient and effective health system for Australia’s future.

The Ida Institute 

The Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation working to integrate person-centred care in hearing rehabilitation. Together with hearing care professionals around the world, they develop free tools and resources to strengthen the counselling process.