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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.

 

New MBS items to expand allied health access in aged care

There has been an update to MBS items to expand allied health access in residential aged care and extend COVID-19 telehealth services to 30 June 2021.

NDIS Hearing Devices and Hearing Technology Assessment Template – Request for member feedback

Audiology Australia is seeking member feedback on the NDIS Hearing Devices and Hearing Technology Assessment Template. The Assessment Template is completed by hearing providers and used by the National Disability Insurance Agency to plan and approve hearing devices and supports for NDIS participants.

The risk you might not hear coming

We regularly visit the dentist. We check our eyes as soon as there is an issue. Why should our hearing be any different? Audiology Australia President Barbra Timmer penned an article about the importance of regular hearing checks as the WHO announces the prevalence of hearing loss across all age groups is expected to more than double by 2050.

Consultation on the National Preventive Health Strategy – Request for member feedback

The Australian Government is consulting on the draft version of the National Preventive Health Strategy and Audiology Australia is inviting member feedback to provide a submission.

Hearing well again is music to his ears

Audiology Australia President, Dr Barbra Timmer, featured in an article in The Australian on 5 March, discussing the importance of hearing health, including the impacts on our overall health, social and emotional wellbeing, and the broader economic impacts.

World Hearing Day 2021

Wednesday 3 March is World Hearing Day, and this year, the day is marked by the release of the World Health Organization's World Report on Hearing.

The importance of hearing care for all

For World Hearing Day, Audiology Australia is proud to join researchers, clinicians, clients, not-for-profit organisations, providers, support services and stakeholders to highlight the importance of hearing care for all Australians in a special video message.

Time to listen to the warning signs of the effects of hearing loss

Audiology Australia Board Director and Accredited Audiologist, Myra Ng, has penned a piece for the Hobart Mercury, outlining the importance of hearing health.

Australian Digital Health Agency’s Telehealth Standards Consultation

The Australian Digital Health Agency is currently consulting on a project which aims to provide recommendations on what technical standards might be appropriate for telehealth in Australia.

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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 - Annual 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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