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NEWS & EVENTS

Stay up-to-date with what’s happening across the hearing equality space and community.

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U3A education sessions

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hearing friendly mask badges

Hearing-friendly magnetic badges

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Stage, screen and being seen

September’s Yarn Night will address issues of representation in the media. Join us for four yarns and a discussion.

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IDA Institute grant

Soundfair is undertaking a research project to test the feasibility, usability and utility of developing an outcome ‘dashboard’ that routinely tracks person-centred care experiences alongside other success measures.

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Tinnitus during the pandemic

Soundfair’s Tinnitus Australia initiative has seen a huge increase in the demand for advice – via our social media accounts and telephone line – during the pandemic. The anxiety and disruption associated with lockdowns, increased isolation and lack of accessible support combine to mean that tinnitus has been especially distressing for people.

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Red background with the text: Yarn Night - answering the call of country and event details together with a ball of yarn unravelling under a starry sky

Answering the call of Country

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Royal Commission Defence and Veteran Suicide

Soundfair is advocating for better understanding of the social and emotional impacts of hearing conditions, which can include increased isolation, significant mental health issues and suicide.

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Writing to be heard

July’s Yarn Night spotlights four writers who have published stories based on their own experiences of living with a hearing condition.

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ICYMI: Yarn Night

Did you miss this month’s Yarn Night. Catch up by watching the recording.

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Piggybank and coin with a request to make a donation

Make June your make-a-difference month

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VICTORIANS WITH HEARING CONDITIONS: DOING IT TOUGH IN LOCKDOWN #4

Across Victoria, the current restrictions are having a disproportionately negative impact on people living with a hearing condition. Senior Victorians in aged care are particularly at risk of increased experiences of isolation and a lack of connection, given the current restrictions. Lack of support for good communication practices increase the risk of those experiences jeopardising their mental health.

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Hearing Services Program Review – draft report

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Covid restrictions in Victoria

Hearing health during lockdown – how to access services.

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Hearing health in the Federal Budget

Soundfair welcomes the funding commitments for hearing health in the 2021 Federal Budget.

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Hearing for Healing poster

Hearing for Healing art competition