How do I apply for the program?
Applying online is the simplest and fastest way to apply, however you can also apply via post.
- Visit and complete the Australian Government Hearing Services Program online form, alternatively you can download the form or phone 1800 500 726 to request one via post.
- Once you have completed the application, in most cases you will be advised if you are eligible for the program.
- You will receive a welcome pack, please read the information provided and contact your preferred hearing services provider to arrange an appointment. If you provided details for an alternate contact, such as a family member or carer, they will also receive a copy of the welcome pack.
- If you have not already done so, please visit your medical practitioner to obtain a medical certificate before you visit your hearing services provider.
For more information or to find out if you’re eligible, visit the Hearing Services Program. Conditions apply to clients under the Australian Government Hearing Services Program.