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  August 2017

Hearing Awareness Week 20 to 26 August 2017


This week is Hearing Awareness Week: a week aimed at educating Australians about the dangers of hearing loss.  Australian Hearing Hub members have been working hard to raise awareness about hearing health.

This Australian Hearing Hub, Hearing Awareness Week, newsletter highlights some of the activities, initiatives and camapigns.


Macquarie University asked musicians Seamus and Monte, from Sticky Fingers and The Delta Riggs respectively, along with Australian music producer, singer and DJ, Elizabeth Rose to help raise awareness of the importance of protecting your hearing.  


Watch the ESSENTIAL GEAR campaign video

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Celebrating HAW at Macquarie University Open Day

At the Macquarie University Open Day, Australian Hearing Hub member organisations provided hearing health awareness, hearing screenings, demos, tours and lots of fun!



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One year old, Austin, is thriving with his cochlear implant
RIDBC advises that there is no age limit for a cochlear implant. If you are struggling to hear, even with hearing aids, a cochlear implant may be for you.

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Do you think your child has hearing loss?
Hearing loss is one of the most common disabilities diagnosed at birth but did you know that most children with hearing loss develop it later in childhood when it can be much more difficult to recognise?

The Shepherd Centre's Hearing Quiz»
A noisy work life could put your wellbeing in strife
Associate Professor Catherine McMahon wants companies and employers to be aware that even a moderately noisy working environment, such as an office, could be impacting their employees’ wellbeing.

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Hearing healthcare – GP education seminar
30 GP’s attended this interactive educational seminar led by Macquarie University Hospital and Australian Hearing Hub specialists.

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The big Aussie hearing check
Australian Hearing is offering thousands of hearing checks around the country. Our hearing checks are free, simple and take less than five minutes!

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Tinnitus - Bee HEARsmart
Find out more about tinnitus, how you can reduce your risk and manage your symptoms.


Watch Bee HEARsmart video


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Events and notices
Events and Seminar
To view Australian Hearing Hub member's up and coming events please go to AHH event page.

Participate in research
We need people of all ages to take part in research projects and help contribute to better diagnosis and treatment.  Take a look at some of the projects we are currently working on and if you're interested please make contact.

An initiative of Macquarie University, the Australian Hearing Hub brings the country’s best hearing and allied health organisations together.

The Australian Hearing Hub is an initiative of the Australian Government being conducted as part of the Education Investment Fund.

© Australian Hearing Hub 2014

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