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  • 13 Sep 2017 5:52 PM | Executive Officer (Administrator)

    Trent Zimmerman MP tabled the report resulting form the inquiry into the hearing health and wellbeing of Australians in parliament today.

    The report lists 22 recommendations, including some key recommendations:

    Recommendation 13: that the professions of audiology and audiometry be regulated under AHPRA

    Recommendation 14: that children 0 - 5 yrs  receive services at Australian Hearing

    Recommendation 16: that universal screening at school be coupled with a bulk billed direct access to a paediatric audiologist

    Recommendation 22: that hearing loss be made a national health priorit

    You can access the full report from the Committee's homepage.

  • 11 Aug 2017 10:11 PM | Executive Officer (Administrator)
  • 11 Aug 2017 5:12 PM | Executive Officer (Administrator)

    Episode 11 of the ABC series Ask the Doctor featured IAA member Dr Chyrisse Heine, who explained hearing, hearing loss and its consequences.

    Watch the full ABC episode here


  • 03 Aug 2017 6:03 PM | Executive Officer (Administrator)

    "Hear our Heart Ear Bus Project", based in Dubbo has been shortlisted as 1 of 4 nation wide projects for a chance to win $50 000  in the Aussie Farmers Foundation Rural Hero Grant 2017 
    To win they need to make the most votes b
    y 14th August. 

    Go to the Aussie Farmers page to vote http://www.aussiefarmersfoundation.org.au/grants/aussie-farmers-rural-hero-grant/ 

  • 23 Jun 2017 5:47 PM | Executive Officer (Administrator)

    Purchasing hearing aids featured on The Checkout  (ABC  TV).

    The programme explained industry vs profession, device vs service, business ownership, independent audiologists and what to look out for with internet purchases.

    The full episode can be viewed on ABC iview.

    The segment on hearing aids can be viewed on YouTube

     

  • 21 Jun 2017 8:02 PM | Executive Officer (Administrator)

    Price Waterhouse Coopers were commissioned by the Office of Hearing Services to review prices and device supply.

    PwC issued a public discussion paper for comment by 21 June 2017.

    IAA issued a detailed response,  recommending fees for service,  gap fees, devices to be independently verifed and regulation of the profession.

    Read the IAA response here...IAA PwC Public discussion paper pricing and device supply 21 June 2017.pdf

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