Australian Government - Department of Health and Aged Care - Office of Hearing Services
Hearing Services Program

Monthly Program Statistics 2022-2023

This webpage contains monthly statistics for the 2022-23 financial year. All numbers are effective as of 04 Jan 2023. The numbers might be slightly different from previous publication due to the process of recovery. 

Number of Vouchers Issued by Month

New Vouchers Issued

Month

ACT

NSW

NT

QLD

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

Total

Jul

96

2,841

29

2,040

743

245

2,382

892

9,268

Aug

110

3,392

41

2,327

948

291

2,754

950

10,813

Sep

98

3,309

30

2,234

914

243

2,445

963

10,236

Oct

97

3,266

40

2,123

841

251

2,645

1,062

10,325

Nov

129

3,448

44

2,374

1,006

302

2,707

1,135

11,145

Dec

92

2,406

25

1,576

607

171

2,050

751

7,678

Total

622

18,662

209

12,674

5,059

1,503

14,983

5,753

59,465

Source: HSO Production data.

Return Vouchers Issued

Month

ACT

NSW

NT

QLD

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

Total

Jul

54

1,039

11

682

244

69

745

242

3,086

Aug

56

1,048

14

686

229

57

720

248

3,058

Sep

50

1,019

17

625

242

67

720

260

3,000

Oct

39

961

5

569

211

69

649

275

2,778

Nov

28

896

16

558

172

77

664

214

2,625

Dec

19

658

9

384

116

47

524

141

1,898

Total

246

5,621

72

3,504

1,214

386

4,022

1,380

16,445

Source: HSO Production data.

Note: On 1 July 2021, all current vouchers were extended from 3 years to 5 years, resulting a significant lower number of return vouchers issued for months in both Financial Years 2021-22 and 2022-23.                      

Clients Serviced

Month

ACT

NSW

NT

QLD

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

Total

Jul

870

27,902

215

21,030

8,476

2,963

23,201

9,189

93,846

Aug

1,142

32,601

322

25,637

10,363

3,447

26,407

10,385

110,304

Sep

1,128

30,893

407

23,954

10,043

3,446

23,725

9,659

103,255

Oct

1,112

28,888

344

24,322

9,532

3,258

24,891

10,229

102,576

Nov

1,085

32,836

355

25,689

10,163

3,384

24,757

10,631

108,900

Dec

964

26,451

257

20,104

7,885

2,892

22,018

8,272

88,843

Total

5,173

145,132

1,533

113,144

45,562

15,848

117,016

46,969

490,377

Source: HSO Production data.

Note: This table counts the number of unique clients receiving at least one type of services in each reporting month/period (only one service counted per client within each month/period, as a single client may have services over multiple months).

Number of Devices Fitted by Month                     

Devices Fitted                           

Month

ACT

NSW

NT

QLD

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

Total

Jul

367

11,234

116

8,213

3,032

1,147

9,302

3,515

36,926

Aug

353

12,072

127

9,121

3,476

1,092

9,747

3,622

39,610

Sep

335

11,838

154

8,653

3,373

1,161

8,692

3,199

37,405

Oct

434

11,688

121

8,718

3,057

1,096

9,270

3,361

37,745

Nov

405

12,283

93

8,993

3,411

1,133

8,954

3,671

38,943

Dec

397

10,474

95

7,790

2,874

971

8,057

3,132

33,790

Total

2,291

69,589

706

51,488

19,223

6,600

54,022

20,500

224,419

Source: HSO Production data.

Note: This table counts the number of subsidized devices (hearing aids and Assistive Listening Devices) fitted, replaced or provided as a spare aid in each month/period.




Monthly Program Statistics 2022-2023

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