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    In this issue:


    Elizabeth Mathias: Libby Harricks Achievement Award Winner 2014

    Other Features

    • Save our Australian Hearing Services
    • Ready, Willing and Capable
    • Graeme Innes steps down
    • Challenges of being Hearing Challenged
    • Noise-induced hearing lost

    . . . plus much more! (click here for a the first few pages)

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  • Access at Belvoir St Theatre

    It’s important to us that everyone coming to Belvoir St Theatre has the same experience, regardless of their physical abilities, so we are pleased to offer the following range of services and facilities to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. For details click here.


    For residents in Sydney’s Hornsby area a bushfire hazard reduction assistance program has been initiated. Click here for details.

    “Word Of Mouth” offers 10% discount to SHHH members

    Visit the Word of Mouth website on to see their range of equipment for the hearing impaired. Then contact the SHHH office on 9144 7586 for more details and to obtain your member’s discount.
    Noise levels in restaurants

    Visit this website to see how you can contribute to rating restaurants according to their noise level.

    Looking Back . . .

    May 09: The 2009 Libby Harricks Oration was delivered in Sydney by Professor Graeme Clark. Click here to read a summary of this.
    Aug 07: SHHH produces a TV ad for Hearing Awareness Week 2007. See it here.


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  • “One app can make a difference”

    Any iPhone/iPad/iPod touch owner with a hearing disability should try this app. Click on this link: One app can make a difference!

    ”Captioning in Theatres”

    There are now more theatres than ever showing captioned performances. Click here!