Third Interim Report (Australian Hearing)

Third Interim Report

Australian Hearing: too important to privatise

17 September 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-297-5

View the report as a single document - (PDF 909KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 10KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 9KB)
Acronyms and abbreviations (PDF 7KB)
Recommendations (PDF 25KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 34KB)
Chapter 2 - Proposed privatisation of Australian Hearing (PDF 164KB)

Role of Australian Hearing and National Acoustic Laboratories
Rationale for privatisation
Decision to privatise Australian Hearing deferred
Impact of privatisation

Chapter 3 - Australian Hearing and NDIS (PDF 100KB)

Transition of Hearing Services Program to the NDIS

Government Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 27KB)

Recommendation 1
Recommendation 2
Recommendation 3

Appendix 1 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee on (PDF 13KB)
Appendix 2 - Submissions received by the committee in relation to the proposed privatisation of Australian Hearing[1] (PDF 11KB)
Appendix 3 - Additional information and answers to questions on notice, in relation to the proposed privatisation of Australian Hearing[1] (PDF 16KB)

Additional Documents
Answers to Questions on Notice
Additional Information

Appendix 4 - Extract from answers to questions on notice provided by Parents of Deaf Children[1] (PDF 10KB)
Section F: Australian hearing - Supporting kids and families (PDF 637KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3555