Hearing

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Queensland’s Deadly Ears Program

Queensland’s Deadly Ears Program aims to reduce the impact of ear disease and hearing loss on Indigenous children by providing a range of frontline services in remote areas. This report summarises the services provided by the program between 2007 and 2019.
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Northern Territory outreach hearing health program: July 2012 to December 2017

This report presents updated information on ear and hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people aged under 21 in the Northern Territory, between July 2012 and December 2017. These services were funded by the Australian government and delivered...
Report

Recommendations for clinical care guidelines on the management of Otitis Media in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations

These guidelines aim to improve the prevention, early detection and management of Otitis Media in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the primary healthcare setting and improve the long-term health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
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The social and economic cost of hearing loss in Australia

The Hearing Care Industry Association (HCIA) commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to prepare this report, with the intention of raising awareness of the economic cost of hearing impairment in Australia and to inform policy making.
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Hearing health outreach services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory: 2012–13 to 2014–15

Overview This report presents information on ear and hearing health outreach services funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and delivered by the Northern Territory Department of Health between July 2012 and June 2015 to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people...
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Hearing health outreach services to Indigenous children and young people in the Northern Territory 2012–13 and 2013–14

Presents analyses on hearing health outreach services provided to Indigenous children and young people in the Northern Territory. Summary This report presents information on ear and hearing outreach services funded by the Department of Health and delivered by the Northern Territory Department of Health between...
Report

Delivery of the hearing Community Service Obligation

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of Health’s and Australian Hearing’s administration of the Community Service Obligations program for hearing services. Audit objective, criteria and scope The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of DoH’s and Australian Hearing’s administration of...
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Hear us: Inquiry into hearing health in Australia

One in six Australians suffers from some degree of hearing loss. By 2050 this is forecast to grow to one Australian in four. Hearing health is a mainstream health issue which touches the lives of most Australians in one way or another, yet as a...
Discussion paper

Access to electronic media for the hearing and vision impaired

The Department is undertaking an investigation into access to electronic media for the hearing and vision impaired that was begun by the former Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts in late 2007. The Access to Electronic Media for the Hearing and Vision Impaired...