Australian Government - Department of Health - Office of Hearing Services
Hearing Services Program

I'm eligible - How do I apply?

You can apply for the Australian Government Hearing Services Program (the program) online.

Apply online today

In most cases your online application will take a few minutes to complete and  you will be told if you are eligible once you have submitted your application.  If you are eligible, you will be sent a welcome pack to the program. 

If you are unable to apply online you can apply by

Before visiting a hearing services provider you will need to obtain a medical certificate from your medical practitioner.Your medical practitioner will need to confirm that there are no medical reasons to prevent you getting a hearing device, if needed.

For paper applications, please ensure you complete all the required sections on the form and then post your completed form to:

Hearing Services Program
Department of Health
Mail Drop Point 113
GPO Box 9848

Please note that paper applications may take up to three to four weeks to process and any missing information may cause further delays in processing your application.


I've applied - What happens next?

How do I apply for free hearing services? (PDF 56 KB)

How to apply for the program (PDF 253 KB)

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