• Better Hearing Australia (National) is Australia’s largest independent consumer based non-profit organisation for hearing loss. We are a national voice for all Australians affected by hearing loss, promoting best practice in hearing loss management through advocacy, support and education.
  • Better Hearing Australia (National) is the longest running and only independent hearing advocacy and consumer advice organisation in Australia. We work with branches Australia wide who deliver local programs and services.

    The evidence is clear, one in six Australians currently suffer from a hearing loss, which is set to increase to one in four by 2050. We already know that the costs of hearing loss, both for the individual and to society as a whole, is significant. Hearing loss cost the Australian economy $12 billion in 2005. Those with only moderate hearing loss are 3 times more likely to visit their doctor than other Australians.

  • Australia's second Tinnitus Awareness Week #TAW2018 occured on the 4th February 2018. Tinnitus Australia is a national collaborative supporting the two million Australians with Tinnitus.
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  • Find Your Nearest Branch

    Use our Branch Finder to find information on your nearest branch:

    Head Office

    21 Vulture Street
    West End, Qld 4101
    Phone/TTY: (07) 3844 5065
    Fax: (07) 3846 5260
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    47 King William Road
    Unley, SA 5061
    Phone: (08) 8277 2228
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    21 Vulture St, West End, QLD, 4101
    Phone: (07) 3844 5065
    TTY: (07) 3844 5065
    Fax: (07) 3846 5260
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    7/95 Crisp Circuit, Bruce, ACT 2617
    Phone: (02) 6251 4713
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    Central Coast
    Chertseydale Community Cottage
    Willow Road Springfield NSW
    BHACC Inc PO Box 3717
    Wamberal NSW 2260
    Phone: (02) 4321 0275
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    Geelong West Senior Citizens Club
    89 Autumn St
    Geelong West, 3218
    Phone: (03) 5278 8300
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    Maryborough Group
    Kathleen Costello Centre
    26 Wilson Street
    Phone TTY: (07) 4121 5222)
    Fax: (07) 4121 4322

    61 Christo Road
    Waratah, NSW 2298
    Phone: (02) 4968 8050

    29 Burwood Road
    Concord, NSW 2137
    Phone: (02) 9744 0167
    Fax: (02) 9744 7492
    TTY: (02) 9744 0124
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    4/32 Bayfield Street
    Bellerive TAS 7018
    Phone: (03) 6244 5570

    Better Hearing House
    5 High St, Prahran, VIC 3181
    Phone: (03) 9510 1577
    TTY: (03) 9510 3499
    Fax: (03) 9510 6076
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    Wagga Wagga
    Rear 12 Docker St
    Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650
    Phone: (02) 6925 2002
    Fax: (02) 6925 0005

    Western Australia Branch
    PO Box 347, Floreat WA 6014
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  • recycled-sound
    Recycled Sound is a project initiated by the Rotary Club of Toorak to collect, clean, reprogramme and recycle hearing aids for people in our community unable to purchase brand new, expense hearing aids.

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  • Hearing Clinics: Had It Up To Hear

Did you know?

One in six Australians has a hearing loss.
Hearing loss costs the Australian community 1.4 per cent of gross national product each year in lost productivity ($5.3 billion based on Australian 2014 GNP of $381 billion).
Australians with a hearing loss are worse off because they suffer poor social, economic and health outcomes.
People with hearing loss often take up to 15 years to act on their hearing loss, and those with moderate to severe hearing loss are 15 times more likely to need help with daily living.
People with a hearing loss have three more health conditions on average than those without a hearing loss, including heart disease, Alzheimer’s, arthritis or dementia.
Australians with a hearing loss are denied full and effective participation and inclusion in society.

How you can help

With your generous support we can continue our important work, helping Australians with hearing loss get the support they need, enjoy better communication and quality of life. There are many ways you can help us help those in need: