Like wheelchair ramps for people with hearing difficulty.

Like wheelchair ramps for people with hearing difficulty.

Assistive Listening Systems are like wheelchair ramps for people with hearing difficulty. They provide users with a silent, wireless connection to a facility's sound system either through earphones or the telecoils in hearing aids and cochlear or bone implant...

Preventing hearing loss for a healthier Australia.

Preventing hearing loss for a healthier Australia.

Preventive health action is the key to achieving a healthier Australia by 2030. Australians in good health are better able to lead fulfilling and productive lives. Avoidable hearing loss and a reluctance to seek professional help when hearing is fading represent an...

CMV is a Leading Cause of Hearing Loss at Birth.

CMV is a Leading Cause of Hearing Loss at Birth.

Every year in Australia, 400 children will be born with life-long disability caused by a common virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV).  CMV is spread from person-to-person through contact with saliva, urine, tears, nasal mucus and intimate contact. Infected infants and...