Australian Government - Department of Health - Office of Hearing Services
Hearing Services Program

Approved Practitioner Membership Categories

This page provides information on the approved membership categories for practitioners to become a Qualified/Provisional Practitioners for the Hearing Services Program.

There are three recognised Practitioner Professional Bodies (PPBs)

Audiology Australia

Australian College of Audiology (ACAud)

Hearing Aid Audiology Society of Australia (HAASA)

Approved Membership Categories for Qualified Practitioners

Audiologists

  • Full membership with Audiology Australia and be certified as an Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologist
  • Full membership with the ACAud, with competency in Hearing Aid Dispensary

Audiometrists

  • Full membership with ACAud with competency in Hearing Aid Dispensary
  • Full membership with HAASA

Approved Membership Categories for Provisional Practitioners

Provisional Audiologists

  • Full membership with Audiology Australia
  • Associate membership with ACAud

Provisional Audiometrists

  • Associate membership with ACAud
  • Associate membership with HAASA

Please note that only practitioners who are in an approved membership category for Qualified Practitioners are allowed to obtain a QP number.

 

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