Hearing Awareness Week

Hearing Awareness Week is a vital part of the ongoing effort by the industry to raise the profile of issues faced by people affected by Hearing Loss.

Parliamentary Breakfast – Hearing Awareness Week 2020

To help raise awareness of hearing health and impairment this World Hearing Day and during Hearing Awareness Week HCIA commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to update the 2017 social and economic costs of hearing loss and calculate a new eligibility for the HSP for vulnerable Australians.

Hearing Awareness Week 2019

The Hearing Awareness Week was held 3 – 9 March 2019 to coincide with World Hearing Day on 3 March 2019.

Hearing Awareness Week 2018

The Hearing Awareness Week was held from 25 February to 3 March 2018 – and has been moved from August to the end of February / March each year from now on.

Parliamentary Breakfast – Hearing Awareness Week 2017

As part of Hearing Awareness Week 2017, The Hearing Care Industry Association (HCIA) welcomes the Australian parliament’s current focus on hearing health and calls on Government to declare hearing health a National Health Priority.

Highlights from Hearing Awareness Week 2015

Highlights from Hearing Awareness Week 2014

Highlights from Hearing Awareness Week 2013

  • Hearing Awareness Week 2013 saw the first ever Silent Leadership Challenge in Australia raising just under $30,000 to establish the Hearing Aid Bank.
  • The Annual Parliamentary Breakfast was not held during Hearing Awareness Week, 2013 due to the imminent Federal Election.

Highlights from Hearing Awareness Week 2012

Highlights from Hearing Awareness Week 2011