Helpful Links



Better Hearing Australia National Website 



Australian Caption Centre

Provides captioning services for major television networks.



Australian Communication Exchange 

Provides access for the deaf and hearing impaired to the telecommunication network via its National Relay Service. Distributes a wide range of assistive listening devices & other deafness-related products through Deafness Resources Australia.



Australian Hearing 

Federal Government provider of hearing services. Pensioners, people under 21 and veterans who hold repatriation health cards are eligible for free hearing services. Administered by the Office of Hearing Services.



Australian Office of Hearing Services

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Office of Hearing Services.



Australian Tinnitus Association (NSW) Ltd

A non-profit company established in Sydney in Dec-1984. Supported by the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service. Mission is to provide information, support and counselling to tinnitus sufferers and preventative education to the wider community.



Better Health Channel

Established in May 1999 by the Victorian (Australia) Government. Its role is to provide the community with access to online health related information.



City of Canada Bay

In acknowledgement of generous assistance in the Community Grants Program.



Cochlear Implants Support

Google News using search term: cochlear implant.



Deafness Forum of Australia

Peak body for deafness in Australia. Established in early 1993 at the instigation of the Federal Government, the Deafness Forum now represents all interests and viewpoints of the Deaf and hearing impaired.



Deafness Resources of Australia

Distributes a wide range of assistive listening devices and other deafness-related products. Retail arm of Australian Communication Exchange.



International Federation for Hard of Hearing People

Founded in 1977. Registered as a charitable organization at Vereinsregister Amtsgericht Hamburg, Germany (Nr. 69 VR 10 527) and also an International Non-Governmental Organization having special consultative status with the United Nations.



Media Access Australia

A not-for-profit institution, is Australia's primary media access organisation including captioning and audio description.



National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL)

NAL is a world leader in research into hearing assessment, hearing loss prevention and hearing rehabilitation.



National Relay Service

The National Relay Service website includes information about the options available to people for its telephone relay service. The NRS call centre is operated by Australian Communication Exchange.


Printacall Communications Technology 

Printacall Communications Technology is a specialist organisation supplying products for use by deaf, hearing impaired and speech impaired people.



Telstra Disability Equipment Program

Provides rental equipment to assist the hearing impaired to use their telephone, at no additional cost.


Whirled Foundation

Whirled Foundation is voluntary, not-for-profit, organisation dedicated to assisting individuals living with vertigo, chronic imbalance, dizziness and hearing loss problems associated with Ménière’s disease, vestibular migraine, BPPV and other vestibular disorders.