Got a DVA Gold Card? We can help you find a hearing aid

New service helps DVA Gold Card holders find affordable hearing aids

Australian veterans report high levels of hearing loss, partially due to noise exposure during their service and partially due to normal ageing. Among Australian war veterans, 55 percent report a current level of hearing loss.

Aussies who hold a DVA Gold Card are covered for hearing services, including hearing tests and fully subsidised hearing devices. is a new service that can connect DVA Gold Card holders with a nearby audiologist, the first step towards improved hearing.  

Signs of hearing loss include hearing muffled speech or trouble understanding conversations, especially with the presence of background noise. These symptoms can be subtle, and it may be a while before hearing loss is identified.

Start combatting hearing loss by visiting to request your free appointment with a local hearing professional. Based on the results, your audiologist will develop a personalised plan for managing your hearing loss.

Hearing aids are a major component in treating hearing loss, and there are a huge range of options on the market. Today’s hearing aids are extremely effective. Choose from in-ear devices that are virtually invisible or over-the-ear devices, depending on your audiologist’s recommendation and your preference.

With a DVA Gold Card you have the option to select a fully subsidised hearing device, which means you won’t be liable for any fees. If you prefer, you can opt for a partially subsidised hearing device, which offers additional non-essential features.

Your hearing services provider will be able to help you compare hearing aids to find the one that best suits your needs and lifestyle. A trial period may be available, allowing you to test out a type of hearing aid before making a final decision. will put you in touch with a hearing specialist who accepts the DVA Gold Card, so there’s no concern that you won’t be eligible for the concessions you are entitled to.

Whether you’re noticing the signs of hearing loss for the first time or have been wearing a hearing aid for years, you can benefit from the services of Regular hearing assessments are an important part of maintaining hearing health, and technology changes over time so there might be a more effective hearing device available to you.

When you compare hearing aids you’re not just making a medical decision; you’re taking steps towards improving your overall quality of life.

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