Recommended Websites

About Audiology

  • The Audiological Society of Australia
    Our Audiologist's are members of the Audiological Society of Australia Inc (ASA), the professional association for Audiologists in Australia. This website is useful should you wish to know more about the Audiology profession, including the Code of Ethics for Audiologists.
  • Australian College of Audiology
    Our Audiologists undertake continuing education and training through the Australian College of Audiology. Further information about our Professional Competency Standards can be found on the College's website.

For seniors

  • About Seniors
    An excellent resource for all Australians aged 50+ including information on health, financial planning, leisure, discounts, and competitions.
  • Seniors Card
    Visit this website for information on the Western Australian Seniors Card, including eligibility and discounts available. West Coast Audiology offers free hearing checks to card holders
  • National Seniors Australia
    A not-for-profit membership based community organisation representing those aged 50 years and over.
  • Aged & Community Services of Western Australia
    WA's leading representative body for the aged and community care sector. The website includes useful consumer information regarding aged care.
  • Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centres
    Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available anywhere in Australia.
  • Office of Hearing Services
    West Coast Audiology is an approved provider of The Australian Government Hearing Services Program which is run by the Office of Hearing Services. The program offers free and subsidised hearing services to eligible pensioners and DVA cardholders.

For parents

For sufferers of tinnitus

  • Australian Tinnitus Association
    A not-for-profit organisation providing information, support and counseling for sufferers of tinnitus.
  • Neuromonics
    West Coast Audiology is a provider of the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment. Visit this site to learn more about tinnitus and about the treatment program.

For people with hearing loss

  • Better Hearing Australia WA
    The WA branch of Better Hearing Australia, a not-for-profit group offering assistance to hearing impaired adults and their families including the provision of hearing rehabilitation classes.
  • Shhh Australia Inc
    Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (Australia) is a not-for-profit educational organisation dedicated to helping Australians with a hearing loss. The website has a range of useful information sheets on topics such as how to manage a hearing loss, hearing aids, and assistive listening devices.
  • Deafness Forum of Australia
    The peak body for deafness in Australia, representing the interests of the deaf and hearing impaired communities of Australia. The website includes resources such as information on assistive listening devices and articles on hearing loss and hearing aids.
  • Deafness Foundation
    A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the support of the deaf and hearing impaired through research, prevention, education, early detection and technology.
  • Hearing Awareness Week
    This website provides information on Hearing Awareness Week and provides educational resources on hearing and hearing loss.
  • Deaf Sports Australia
    The peak body for deaf sports in Australia

Assistive Listening Technologies

  • Australian Communication Exchange
    A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping people with communication difficulties to access the telephone and other telecommunication networks.
  • Media Access Australia
    This website provides information on access to media using technology, including the use of captioning.
  • National Relay Service
    An Australia-wide telephone access service provided for people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment.
  • Printacall Communications Technology
    Providers of assistive listening devices for the deaf and hearing impaired.
  • Telstra Disability Services
    Telstra can supply a variety of products to assist people with disability to communicate over the telephone. West Coast Audiology offers a range of amplified telephones [Link to ‘Assistive Listening Devices' page] specifically designed for persons with hearing loss.
  • Word of Mouth Technology
    Specialise in assistive technology for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Other ear & general health issues

  • Acoustic Neuroma Association of Australasia
    A not-for-profit organisation providing support and information for people facing treatment for an Acoustic Neuroma or any other benign cranial tumour.
  • Ménière's Resource & Information Centre
    A not-for-profit organisation which offers support to people with Ménière's disease, their families and carers.
  • Better Health Channel
    The Better Health Channel provides online consumer focused health and medical information. All information is quality-assured, reliable and regularly reviewed. Better Health Channel content is developed in consultation with content partners - reputable health organisations with specialised knowledge in a particular topic area.
  • Department of Health & Aging
    The website contains a comprehensive range of topics relevant for consumers, including information on aged care and hearing services.