Ross Dineen

Ross Dineen


Dr Ross Dineen joined our clinic in 1994.  He is a past director, an experienced Audiologist, with specialist interests in hearing rehabilitation and conservation, tinnitus evaluation and therapy.

Ross has a commitment to developing community awareness and understanding of the many issues involved in hearing rehabilitation and tinnitus, following completion of his PhD studies investigating the “Factors influencing adjustment to tinnitus” in 1999.  He has a range of publications reporting on this research in both national and international journals. 

Ross has now stepped down from clinical practice, announcing his retirement at the start of 2021.

  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science, 1974, La Trobe University, Melbourne
  • PhD. Applied Science, 1999, La Trobe University, Melbourne.


Dineen, R and Milhinch, J. (1996). Noise and hearing in the construction industry: a study of workers views on noise and risk on a Victorian site. Pub. Incolink, Melbourne Australia.

Dineen, R., Doyle, J., and Bench, J. (1997). Audiological and psychological characteristics of a group of tinnitus sufferers: prior to commencement of tinnitus management training. Brit. J. Audiol. 31: 23-34.

Dineen, R., Doyle, J., and Bench, J. (1997b). Managing tinnitus: A comparison of different approaches to tinnitus management training. Brit.J. Audiol. 31: 331-344.

Dineen, R and Reid, J. (1998). Knock out noise injury: An evaluation of the influence of education on workers understanding and management of noise hazards in the building and construction industry. Pub. Incolink, Melbourne, Australia.

Milhinch, J., Dineen, R., & Doyle, J. (1998). Noise and hearing in the construction industry. Noise Effects 98: 7th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem. Sydney, Australia. 131-134.

Dineen, R., Reid, J., & Livy, P. (1998). Knock out noise injury. Noise Effects 98: 7th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem. Sydney, Australia. 135-138.

Dineen, R., Doyle, J., Bench, J. and Perry, A. (1999). The influence of training on tinnitus perception: an evaluation 12 months after tinnitus management training. Brit.J Audiol. 33: 29-51.

Dineen, R. (2000). An investigation of factors influencing adjustment to tinnitus. PhD thesis. La Trobe University Press.

Dineen, R. (2002). Measures of tinnitus distress: what should we be measuring? Proceedings VII th International Tinnitus Seminar. Fremantle, Australia. 150-156.

Dineen, R. (2005). Severe Tinnitus: What Are We Treating? Audiology Now. Issue 23. Download Paper

Dineen, R. (2006). “A Number of Issues with the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment”. Audiology Now. Issue 25.

Dineen, R., Hocking, B., & Landgren, F. (2007). Hearing Standards for Rail Safety Workers: A report to the National Transport Commission.