The Australian Government Hearing Services Program- Office of Hearing Services

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Acronym: 
OHS

The Australian Government Hearing Services Program (the program) is managedby the Office of Hearing Services (the Office) for eligible clients to access a range of hearing services.

Hearing services may include:

      A comprehensive hearing assessment performed by a hearing services provider.

      Access to a wide range of quality free-to-client hearing devices, made by leading manufacturers.

If you are fitted with a hearing device, you will receive advice on how to achieve maximum benefit from your device.

      Further support and hearing services, which can be accessed even if fitting a hearing device is not suitable.

      Access to an optional annual maintenance agreement where, for a small fee, you can receive repairs and batteries to support your hearing device. 

For further information refer to the maintenance agreements.

All services delivered under the program are completed by hearing services providers with appropriate skills.

 

Contact
Client Services and General Enquiries
Phone 1: 
1800 500 726
Phone 2: 
(02) 6289 5443
Fax: 
(02) 6289 5555
Text Telephone Number: 
1800 500 496
Address
Postal Address: 
Mail Drop Point 113,
GPO Box 9848
Canberra
2601
Region: 
ACT
Access
Access facilities: 
Services provided nationally by a range of hearing services providers.
Opening hours: 
Varies depending on the hearing services provider
Disabilities: 
Hearing impaired
Service details
Fees: 
If eligible, most services and devices under the program are free. However you can choose to pay an annual maintenance fee for repairs and batteries. You can also choose to purchase a top-up device, the cost for this will not be reimbursed.
Area: 
National
Clients: 
Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card (PCC), Centrelink Sickness Allowance, DVA Gold Health Repatriation Card, DVA Pensioner Concession Card, DVA White Health Repatriation Card (for Hearing), Member of the Australian Defence Force.
Funding: 
Australian Government
Publications: 
A large number of factsheets on the program and eligible client information are available for download from the website.

Disclaimer

Nican highly recommends contacting accommodation facilities prior to booking to ensure they meet your specific requirements. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on our website as we are unable to verify all information supplied to us.