Audiology Resources

DWM Audiology aims to provide reliable and helpful audiology resources from different organisations to ensure those who need them are well-equipped with accurate information.

What audiology resources are there?

Audiologists in Australia are represented professionally by Audiology Australia Ltd. Audiology Australia (previously The Audiological Society of Australia) was founded in 1968 and has a current membership of nearly 2000 member audiologists. Audiology Australia requires evidence of a Master’s of Audiology degree (or equivalent) with a major in Audiology to be eligible for their full membership. Audiology Australia members have agreed to practise audiology in accordance with the Audiology Australia Code of Ethics and Professional Standards of Practice.

Independent Audiologists Australia is a network of independent audiologists throughout Australia. IAA assists members to continually strive to provide excellence in hearing care through education, networking and support of independent private audiological practices.

The Tinnitus Association of Victoria is a non-profit volunteer organisation providing a support network for tinnitus sufferers and their families. TAV has been helping families for over 30 years.

Tinnitus Australia is a network of different health professionals and people with tinnitus. They are dedicated to providing a comprehensive tinnitus information resource for medical/health professionals and the public, as well as providing training programs and webinars for clinicians. They provide numerous online resources to help those looking for further information.

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT), uses a combination of low level, broad-band noise and counseling to achieve the habituation of tinnitus, that is the patient is no longer aware of their tinnitus, except when they focus their attention on it, and even then tinnitus is not annoying or bothersome.

Based on personal experience and a long association with organisations involved with the Deaf and hearing impaired community, WOM has developed a range of products and services such as induction loops, infrared/FM systems, teletext decoders/VCRs, visual and vibrating alert systems, to name a few specifically designed to cater for the needs of our clients. 

Hearing Business Alliance represents, supports and promotes small to medium, independent hearing care businesses.

The International Society of Audiology connects professionals in ear and hearing care from across the globe. This leading International Audiology Association provides a platform to access best practice frameworks (including recent research and case studies in global hearing healthcare).

The Melbourne Spinal & Sport Medicine Clinic Our clinic works closely with Assoc Prof Peter Selvaratnam and Dr  Sharlene Thuraisingham – they are uniquely experienced in treating the physical symptoms associated with tinnitus, hyperacusis, acoustic shock and TTS.  They have developed a holistic approach, which has been of benefit with many of our patients.