$6.5 million provided to support children with hearing loss

The Australian Government has provided $6.5 million to The Shepherd Centre, to address gaps in hearing services available to children with hearing loss. The funding will assist children and their families in New South Wales and Tasmania.

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The funding will also expand HearHub to help children with hearing loss regardless of their location.

A new facility will be built in the Macarthur region of West Sydney. Additionally, the funding will set up two new facilities in Hobart and Launceston in Tasmania.

The centres will support thousands of children with hearing loss, and their families.

Additionally, the funding will expand and upgrade the HearHub digital platform, to help more than 9,000 children with hearing loss regardless of geographic location.

See the media release for more information.

Learn more about the The Shepherd Centre.

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