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Australian Tinnitus Association provides information, support and counselling to tinnitus sufferers and preventative education to the wider community. Visit the website
Better Hearing Australia is an independent consumer association for people who have hearing loss in Australia. It is a not-for-profit, self-help organisation controlled by members and provides Australia wide community support and help to everyone in the community. Visit the website
BHA Canberra on Facebook
BHA Victoria on Facebook
BHA Brisbane on Facebook
CICADA – the Cochlear Implant Club and Advisory Association – is a support organisation to provide support through fellowship for implant recipients, their families and friends. Visit the website and find them on Facebook.
Deafness Forum of Australia is the peak national consumer body representing the interests of the 3.5 million Australians who live with hearing loss, deafness and ear disease through its membership of the World Hearing Forum, NDIS CEO Forum and Australian Federation of Disability Organisations. Visit the website and Facebook page.
Deafblind Information by Senses Australia is an accessible, web-based resource for individuals living with a combination of vision and hearing impairments, their families and support members, professionals and service providers. Go to the website and find them on Facebook
Deaf History Facebook community
Deaf Society is a provider of specialist services for Deaf and hard of hearing people and their families as well as deaf people with additional needs such as deafblindness. Go to their website and Facebook page.
Deafness Council of Western Australia facilitates the work of Deaf and hearing impaired people and agencies. The Council encourages relevant research and represents the needs and interests of Deaf and hearing impaired to decision-makers. Website
Hearing Health Sector Alliance provides a unified voice to hold governments to account to ensure all Australians who are deaf or hard of hearing can live well in the community and access vital education, services and technology. Website
HEARnet is an online network that brings together the latest information about hearing loss and how it can be best prevented and remedied and managed. Website
National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) is the research division of Hearing Australia. Since 1947, NAL’s research into hearing has opened new ways in which people with hearing problems can be helped. It has around forty researchers who, with the help of volunteer participants from the general public, carry out research within our five departments. Website and Facebook
National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service provides interpreters for any person who uses sign language to communicate and wants an interpreter for private medical appointments. Website
National Relay Service is a telephone relay service that allows people who are deaf or have a hearing, speech or other communication impairment to make phone calls. Website
NDIS Grassroots Discussion group on Facebook
NDIS and Deaf & HoH People is a Facebook group whose focus is on the NDIS and how it provides for deaf and hard of hearing people in Australia.
Parents of Deaf Children or PODC is a not for profit organisation in NSW dedicated to providing information, support, advocacy including face to face peer support for children with all levels of deafness and their families. Website and Facebook
Australian Sign Language Interpreters’ Association website
National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters website
National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf website.
Facebook page for South Australia branch.
Facebook Western Australia branch.
Association of Late-Deafened Adults website