Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.
Ears gather sounds. Learn more about its parts, how it functions, related conditions and tips to care about them.
Hearing tests can detect and measure the severity of hearing loss. Find out who needs a hearing test, types of hearing tests and how much they cost.
Learn more about the signs of permanent or temporary hearing loss, why it happens, hearing tests and the prevention of hearing loss.
A hearing aid is a small electronic device to help people hear better. Learn more about the different types of hearing aids and where and how to get hearing aids.
Hearing loss prevention
Some hearing loss may be permanent but there are ways to prevent hearing loss and permanent damage to your ears. Learn more.
Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear. It's the most common cause of deafness in adults, but it can be treated with a hearing aid or with surgery.
How to make a phone call when you're deaf or can't speak
One in 6 Australians has some hearing loss, while others have a speech impairment. The National Relay Service allows all people to communicate by phone.
Hearing voices – Ron's story
Being diagnosed with a mental illness can be both emotionally and practically challenging.
Deafness is the complete loss of hearing. If you, or someone you know, is deaf, this page may help with information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.