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Contracted Service Provider Notice

Hearing Services Program Review Consultation Paper
(CSPN - 202015)

The Review into the Hearing Services Program announced by the Hon Mark Coulton, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government in August 2020 is underway, led by and Independent Panel headed by  Professor Mike Woods as Chair, and Dr Zena Burgess.

The Review is focused on identifying opportunities to modernise the Program and ensure it has balanced representation from across the sector.

The Taskforce Review Panel would like hear from you to assist in improving hearing services for the benefit of all Australians.

Key areas for consideration when preparing submissions

Consultation Paper – Calling for submissions

Released on Friday 30 October 2020, The Hearing Services Program Review Consultation Paper aims to prompt discussion around key areas that could inform the Program’s modernisation. The Paper can be found here.

Submissions can be lodged via the link or by emailing


30 October 2020

Download this CSPN 2020-15 Hearing Services Program Review Consultation Paper