Latest News and Media Releases

Stay connected with the latest news and developments for Australia’s largest Audiology community!

With the rapidly evolving Audiology sector, keep abreast on the latest conversations and developments through Audiology Australia. 

Read the latest news and analysis from Audiology Australia and follow commentary from a diverse range of experts and thought leaders.


News Updates

Consultation on the NDIS National Workforce Plan 2021-2025

The Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS has been conducting an inquiry into the NDIS workforce. As part of the inquiry, a National Workforce Plan has been released which sets out the Australian Government’s vision to build a responsive and capable workforce to support NDIS participants.

This includes the implementation of sixteen initiatives across key priority areas to enable workforce growth in the NDIS, including the following initiatives for allied health providers:

* Explore options to support allied health professionals to work alongside allied health assistants and support workers to increase capacity to respond to participants’ needs.

* Enable allied health professionals in rural and remote areas to access professional support via telehealth.

Audiology Australia will be providing a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS on the National Workforce Plan. Interested members are encouraged to view the National Workforce Plan and provide any feedback and comments to by 5pm, Thursday 29 July 2021.

Displaying item 1 of 66