Join: become a Member.

Our members include people living with hearing loss and their families; as well as associations of, or for these people; and individuals and associations which provide services that promote hearing health and wellbeing.

Individual members

An individual member can be person who has a hearing difficulty, is Deaf, a member of their family, or someone who provides services (teachers, researchers, audiologists, etc.). The annual membership fee for individuals is $45. New memberships for people under 26 years or a parent or guardian are free for the first calendar year.

If the annual fee is unaffordable, we will waive the fee. You won’t need to explain or prove anything. When you complete the form (below), just write a note that you “accept the invitation to be a member at no cost”.

Download an Individuals membership application form.

Organisation members

An organisation member can be a consumer association – an organisation that is of or for people with hearing loss – or a service provider association, which provides services that support people with hearing loss. Annual membership fees for organisations start at $105 and increase on a scale to reflect an organisation’s annual income. The specific rates are listed in the application form.

Download an Organisation membership application form.

Renewing your membership

You can renew your membership just by sending an email to and we will invoice you later. If the annual fee is unaffordable, just let us know in the email and there will be no questions. We will be pleased if you can continue as a member.

Other ways you can be involved

  • Make a difference and support us with a donation, just fill in our donation form
  • Keep up to date with our One in Six newsletter, subscribe here
  • Be involved in our events throughout the year, such as World Hearing Day – you can find our more on the Events tab.
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