Your membership with Audiology Australia connects you with more than 3400 professionals and together we best advocate to promote the importance of hearing health, and how Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologists support the health of our community, now and in the future.
Audiology Australia is Australia’s peak body for audiologists. It’s your organisation, advocating for your needs with government and providing you with the support you need to best care for your clients
Delivering More For OUr Members
Here are some of the ways we’ve been giving our members value and maintaining our authority as the leading professional body in audiology:
- Online conferences, webinars and workshops including the Online CPD Day and AudA Online Conference.
- A range of face-to-face events including InspirED 2021 for students, interns and early career audiologists, WA & QLD chapter conferences, and workshops in Tas, SA and VIC.
- Endorsement of more than 100 events to ensure members could access a range of CPD events while being assured of the quality of the content delivered within these webinars and events.
- Over 98% annual membership retention
- 85% membership satisfaction rate expressed by members in the annual membership survey
- Launch of Find an audiologist database, including a digital media campaign and gaining radio and print coverage to promote the service.
- Advocating for audiology services to be added to HICAPs to enable electronic billing of audiology services, creating greater ease for clinics and clients with private health insurance.
- Advocating with government to ensure audiology was listed to continue to provide services during lockdowns.
- Submissions to a number of government inquiries to advocate for the needs of the profession and the importance of hearing health more generally. To review the submissions, please click here
- Creation and launch of the National Competency Standards for Accredited Audiologists
- Creation and launch of the first competency standards for paediatric audiologists at an advanced level: Paediatric Competency Standards for Audiologists
- Rural and Regional Hearing Healthcare Workforce Summit to discuss hearing health service delivery and resourcing to support rural and remote communities
- Development of the Australian Teleaudiology Guidelines for hearing healthcare clinicians
- Focus groups and survey – getting to know members and working with them to set the agenda for advocacy and PR
- Tinnitus Awareness and World Hearing Day campaigns
- Move to people centric Comms and PR strategy placing members at the centre of our story
- Relaunch of the Early Career Audiologists group to provide students, interns and those within their first three years of their careers opportunities to network, learn and engage with their peers.
- Support and advice for members through the Ethics Helpline.
- Up-to-date information for members about activities, announcements, events and more in newsletters and scientific information via the Audiology Now magazine.
- Facilitated discounted insurance with our partner, Aon Insurance.