Government Hearing Loss Services

Government Hearing Loss Services

You may be eligible for The Australian Government Hearing Services Program, which provides subsidised or free hearing services if you meet certain criteria.

Inclusions of the Program

If eligible for the program you could receive fully or partially subsidised hearing services, from your assessment, through to devices and maintenance.

To see a list of possible inclusions, visit the Department of Health website.

Eligibility

If eligible for the program you could receive fully or partially subsidised hearing services, including assessment services, devices and maintenance services.  There are several different funding options available, with a range of different eligibility requirements. See below:

 

Do you:

  •         Hold a Pensioner Concession Card
  •         Hold Veteran’s Gold Card
  •         Get Centrelink Sickness Allowance
  •         Hold a Veteran’s White Repatriation Health Card for hearing loss

Are you:

  •         Dependant on someone who holds any of the above
  •         A member of the Australian Defence Force
  •         A member of the Disability Employment Services (DES)
  •         Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander and 50+ or involved in the ‘Remote Jobs and Communities Program’
  •         Younger than 26 years old
  •         Referred by your National Disability Insurance Agency Planner to services under the Natioanl Disability Insurance Scheme.

If so, then you may be eligible for Government Hearing Services.

I think I’m eligible, what now?

If you are eligible for the Government Hearing Services program, you can apply online or please contact our clinic and we will apply on your behalf.

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