Facebook groups & organisations
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 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 Elders – you will need to apply to join this Facebook group
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. It is currently merging with Deaf Services Queensland. Go to the 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 Australia is the sole provider of Community Service Obligation services – website National Acoustic Laboratories (aka NAL) is the research division of Hearing Australia. Since 1947, NAL’s research into hearing has opened up new ways in which people with hearing difficulties can be helped. Website and Facebook
Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation working to build a community that embraces person-centered care. Together with clinicians, academics, and people with hearing loss around the world, it helps people develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to better manage hearing loss. Website and Facebook
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
Mayo Clinic Connect is a place where you will meet people living with hearing loss and supporters. Join the discussion! Ask your questions, share your story, or just say hello. Register here to join
NDIS Grassroots Discussion group on Facebook
NDIS and Deaf & HoH People is a Facebook group with a focus on the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Parents of Deaf Children is a not for profit organisation 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
Sounds Fair is a a ‘go to’ network who will help the under served navigate through life’s hurdles, instilling a sense of belonging within their community; socially, physically, emotionally, spiritually and culturally. 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