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Annual General Meeting

Members and friends of Deafness Forum of Australia are invited to attend the annual general meeting conducted via video conference on 3 February 2021. The business of the meeting: accept the minutes of the previous AGM accept the annual report, auditor’s report and...

Tiny batteries – big danger

Button batteries are lurking everywhere in your home — hearing aids, remote controls, kitchen scales, birthday cards, children's toys and countless other products. If swallowed, a button battery can become stuck in a child’s throat and result in catastrophic injuries...

Two types of sudden deafness

A sudden hearing loss tends to be just that, very little warning, just a sudden event. However, not all sudden deafness is sensorineural (inner ear-related). There are two types of sudden hearing loss that may happen, they are: Sudden Conductive Hearing Loss Sudden...

Change ahead for Australia’s Hearing Services Program

A review of the Hearing Services Program (HSP) is underway. A Government-appointed panel is currently reviewing the HSP to identify possible reforms to ensure that the program remains client-focused while modernising key components in the context of policy, markets...

Helping families make choices for childrens’ hearing health

Hearing Australia has created a new resource for parents and families: Choices is a free resource for families of children who are newly diagnosed with hearing loss from birth to twelve years of age. The book provides valuable information to help families confidently...

Annual General Meeting notice – deferred to 2021

Members and friends of Deafness Forum of Australia are invited to attend the annual general meeting conducted via video conference in early 2021, date and time to be announced after Christmas. The business of the meeting: accept the minutes of the previous AGM accept...