Fast Facts

  • Australian Hearing is 70 years old – we were established after World War Two to look after Aussie returned service men and women, as well as to help children who were affected by the rubella outbreak of the 1940s.
  • Currently we have around 1,250 employees
  • Women comprise over 80% of our workforce
  • We have over 600 site across the country (164 permanent).
  • 30% of our employees work part-time
  • Disability affects over 9% of our workforce
  • 50% of our executives are female
  • Our staff were born in over 50 countries and speak 59 languages
  • Our staff rank us in the top quarter of employers in Australia (as per the independent employee engagement survey conducted by Aon Hewitt in November 2016)
  • Australian Hearing has a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) – which drives our goals and objectives in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment and general servicing
  • Internationally-renowned National Acoustics Laboratories (NAL) is our research facility
  • Well-known country music star Troy Cassar-Daley is Australian Hearing’s Ambassador. His song I Can Hear You Now was inspired by those who are hearing for the first time or are hearing again after living in silence for many years.