Deafness Forum and Australian Hearing
- Aust Prescr 2003;26:87
- 1 August 2003
- DOI: 10.18773/austprescr.2003.064
Deafness Forum represents the interests and viewpoints of the deaf and hearing impaired communities of Australia (including those people who have a chronic disorder of the ear and those who are deaf and blind). The Deafness Forum provides information on supporting organisations in local areas, and a range of links on its web site.
218 Northbourne Avenue
BRADDON ACT 2612
Phone: (02) 6262 7808
TTY: (02) 6262 7809
Australian Hearing provides government subsidised hearing care for children and young adults to the age of 21, and pension concession card holders. Subsidised services include hearing assessment, fitting of hearing aids and hearing rehabilitation.
Australian Hearing has over 70 permanent centres. Australian Hearing audiologists also periodically visit community centres, medical centres, local hospitals and other locations. The research arm of Australian Hearing is the National Acoustic Laboratories.
Phone: 13 17 97