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The World Report on Hearing 2021

The World Report on Hearing (2021) was developed as a means of providing guidance to countries across the globe to integrate ear and hearing care into their national health plans. Based on the best available evidence, this report presents epidemiological and financial...

Final report: Australia’s Royal Commission into Aged Care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s final report into aged care has laid out an extensive plan to overhaul Australia’s aged-care system. Among the 148 recommendations, the report calls for a new system underpinned by a rights-based Act, funding...

Indigenous Ear and Hearing Health. Tackling the Silent Epidemic

Watch the legendary Professor Harvey Coates AO present the 2021 Libby Harricks Memorial Oration. The topic: Indigenous Ear and Hearing Health — Tackling the Silent Epidemic. You can watch Harvey’s presentation here Harvey Coates has a lifelong interest in otitis media...

Make Hearing Health a priority in next Australian Government budget

Deafness Forum of Australia has called for a strong funding commitment by the Australian Government in its next federal budget to elevate ear and hearing health to that of a national priority. “While we welcome the Government’s recent initiatives, they should be...

World Hearing Day 2021 means Hearing Care for All

It's an incredibly busy and exciting week ahead as we celebrate World Hearing Day (3 March), Hearing Awareness Week and the launch of the first World Report on Hearing. David Brady, chair of Deafness Forum of Australia has a video message to begin the celebrations....

Indigenous Ear and Hearing Health. Tackling the Silent Epidemic

Webcast, Friday 5 March 2021 – 2.30pm AEDT. Open to everyone. Watch the webcast here The legendary Professor Harvey Coates AO will deliver the 2021 Libby Harricks Memorial Oration in a webcast from Perth in Western Australia. The topic: Indigenous Ear and Hearing...