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Welcome to your number one destination Audiology news, views and more. From our latest media releases, blog posts and breaking news stories to our latest issues of Audiology Now, we’ll keep your finger on the audiology sector pulse.


Australian Audiology Pioneer Awarded OAM in King’s Birthday Honour List

Founding father of Australian audiology and author of Australia’s most comprehensive history of the profession A History of Australian audiology, Dr Laurence “Laurie” John Upfold has been awarded King’s Birthday honours.  

National Reconciliation Week

Today marks the beginning of National Reconciliation Week (27 May - 3 June). As this year’s theme powerfully captures, ‘Now more than ever’, it is time for us all to get to work on treaty making, truth-telling, education and understanding. On our campaign page you’ll find events and opportunities to join the call for reconciliation in your local areas.

Audiology Regulation and National Consultation to inform Decision Regulatory Impact Statement

While Audiology Australia welcomes this opportunity to strengthen the profession, we urge caution in viewing regulatory changes for audiology as a panacea for broader systemic failures in the settings identified in the recent Qld and SA inquiries.

National Close the Gap Day 2024

For National Close the Gap Day, Audiology Australia joins schools, businesses, community groups and Australians from every corner of our country in showing our support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equity.

Audiology Australia Calls for a National Rethink on Hearing Health

For World Hearing Day on 3 March, Audiology Australia (AudA) is challenging Australians to a national rethink on hearing health, as they put pressure on government, policy makers and the sector to commit to making access to ear and hearing care a reality for all.

Audiologists in the Media: Brooke Rose Interview with ABC Triple J Breakfast Team

During Tinnitus Awareness week, Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologist Brooke Rose checked in with the ABC Triple J Breakfast team to talk hearing health, ear wax, safe listening (important to prevent hearing loss and reduce risk of Tinnitus) and judge who had the cleanest ears.

Suffer from Tinnitus? Make an Appointment with an Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologist

This Tinnitus Awareness Week, Audiology Australia (AudA) is encouraging those in need of help to make an appointment with an accredited audiologist.

Audiology Australia Announces New Board Changes for Era of Innovation and Growth

Audiology Australia is continuing its theme of change with the announcement of three new Board Directors as it enters a new era of innovation, growth, and reconciliation.

Meet our New CEO

Continuing AudA’s era of transformation, new CEO, Leanne Emerson is set to bring a unique perspective and exciting new direction to Australia’s peak accrediting body for Audiology.

Our Awareness Campaigns

Help us chart a future where hearing and vestibular conditions are more socially accepted and accommodated.

Audiologists. We Hear You!

Looking after your hearing health means making lasting friendships, hearing every word of the Taylor Swift concert, and ageing with good health.

It means seeing an AudA Accredited Audiologist.

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World Hearing Day - 3 March

Read about AudA’s activities as we join the global hearing health community in spotlighting ear and hearing health for World Hearing Day. 

Say no to stigma and yes to hearing health care equity.

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Audiology Australia supports National Reconciliation Week , which aims to strengthen the relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous peoples.

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