Information about deafness, hearing impairment, noise injury, tinnitus, audiologists, hearing tests, hearing aids, loud noise and much more
Using the menu on the right, you can find a wide range of information and guidance on the full range of issues that can affect our hearing. You can also use our list of quick links below.
If you or someone you know has hearing loss and you want to find out what support is available, see:
hearing rehabilitation services | audiologists | hearing therapists | find help in your region
For information on equipment and technology that can be used to improve hearing and communication, see:
hearing aids | cochlear implants | communication tools and technologies
90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents. Find out about:
hearing screening for babies | children’s hearing at school | cochlear implants for children | glue ear
Over 50% of hearing loss is preventable. Find out:
what noise-induced hearing loss is | how loud everyday life can get | how you can protect your ears
Tinnitus, a phantom sound in the head – usually a ringing, rushing or moaning sound – can be severely debilitating - find out more about tinnitus
If hearing impairment is something you know nothing about, start by finding out
how sound travels and how the ear works | what hearing loss is
what causes hearing loss | take our short hearing test (questionnaire)
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