Hearing Awareness Event

Hearing Awareness Week 2022


World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world.

In Australia:

  • Hearing loss is costing Australia $15 billion a year in health system costs and lost productivity
  • Hearing loss affects 70% of people over the age of 70 and it has a huge impact on the quality of life
  • It is more common than heart disease, cancer and diabetes
  • 500,000 hearing aids are bought every year in Australia
  • 10,000 people whose first language is Auslan cannot be left behind and deserve better access to education, jobs & community life

Raising Community Awareness

Raise awareness and public acceptance of hearing loss

Showcase goods and services that assist deaf and hard of hearing people

Celebrate the successes of people with hearing loss

Advocate for a better quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing Australians

Publicise ways of preventing hearing loss or chronic ear disorders

Work closely with our wonderful patron

You are in a good hands....