Health services for people with disabilities
Australian Hearing provides hearing rehabilitation services and hearing aids to children and adults with complex hearing problems. It competes with private service providers under the Voucher Scheme administered by the Office of Hearing Services for the provision of hearing rehabilitation services and hearing aids, hearing impaired age pensioners and eligible veterans. It conducts hearing related research via its research division (the National Acoustic Laboratories).
CRS Australia delivers vocational rehabilitation services to Australian citizens or residents who have an injury, disability or health condition. We assist people who have a disability or injury to get a job or return to their job. This service is free to people receiving income support payments from Centrelink.
CRS Australia provides vocational rehabilitation and assessment services to people with a disability, injury or health condition. Use the online referral form to request a service, refer someone to CRS Australia or find out more about CRS Australia's services .
The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs manages and funds a range of programs to support people with disabilities, and their families and carers.
The Disability Policy & Research Working Group (DPRWG) is a standing committee of the Standing Council on Community and Disability Services Advisory Council (SCCDSAC). It comprises members from Australian, State and Territory Governments disability agencies. This website contains information about the work of the DPRWG, and provides a forum for sharing information and publications about important issues in the disability sector.
This section of the Department of Health and Ageing website contains information on hearing services.