Hearing Awareness Week
Hearing Awareness Week focuses on the fragility of hearing health, ways to protect it and highlights the issues faced by people with hearing loss.
Trusted information about hearing loss including the signs of hearing loss, why your hearing is getting worse, hearing tests and treatment.
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.
A cochlear implant is a small, electronic device that stimulates the hearing nerve and provides sound signals directly to the brain to help someone hear better.
Links to trusted information about deafness.
Is 'baby brain' real?
Researchers at Deakin University who investigated 'baby brain' found that cognitive function and memory are affected in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Alzheimer's disease symptoms
Trusted information on symptoms and signs of mild, moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease, including a video with expert advice on symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Calling triple zero (000)
Triple zero (000) is the number to call for ambulance, police or fire services in an emergency. Only call 000 if the situation is serious and urgent.
Some tips on how to be prepared and cope better during and after extreme weather events and natural disasters.
Assistance dogs are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities. They are also called service dogs. Read more about assistance dogs.