Report on the Inquiry into the 2017-18 Annual Reports of the Department of Health and Australian Hearing

April 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-74366-990-7

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Chair's Foreword


Committee Secretariat


List of Recommendations

Terms of Reference

1. Introduction

  About the Inquiry

2. Hearing Health Policy and Reports

  Still waiting to be heard
  Department of Health Annual Report 2017-18
  Further Announcements Regarding Hearing Health
  Australian Hearing 2017-18 Annual Report
  Concluding Comment

3. Hearing Health Inquiry Recommendations and Responses

  Hearing Services for Children and Young Adults
  Hearing Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
  Hearing Services for Other At-Risk Populations
  Government Initiatives and Funding for Hearing Health
  Hearing Industry Practices
  Concluding Comment

A. Submissions (Answers to Questions on Notice)

B. Public Hearing and Witnesses

  Monday, 25 February 2019 – Sydney

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4145