Community Information Directory

Hearing Services Program

Operates from various locations in region

Phone: 1800 500 726

Fax: 02 6289 5353

Mail: Office of Hearing Services, Drop Point 113, GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601

Email:

Web: www.hearingservices.gov.au

Description: The Australian Government Hearing Services Program (the program) provides eligible people with access to a range of free and subsidised hearing services, which may include: a comprehensive hearing assessment performed by a hearing services provider; access to a wide range of quality free-to-client hearing devices; if you are fitted with a hearing device, advice on how to achieve maximum benefit from your device; further support and hearing services, which can be accessed even if fitting a hearing device is not suitable; access to an optional annual maintenance agreement where, for a small fee, you can receive repairs and batteries to support your hearing device. All services delivered under the program are completed by hearing services providers with appropriate skills. Eligibility checks and applications for the program can be completed online.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

Referral: A medical certificate from your general practitioner is required

Area Served: National

Keywords: People with a Disability; Older People; Hearing Impairment; Personal Care; Rehabilitation Services; Audiology; Assessment and Referral Services; Public Health; Health Information Services

Alternative Names: Office of Hearing Services

Parent Organisation: Department of Health

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