The mission of Independent Audiologists Australia Inc is to promote and support clinical practices owned by Audiologists.


IAA & Selected Audiology Events

  • IAA / IANZ Seminar – Independence Matters: Professionalism in Healthcare

    May 15, 2015 9:00 am - May 17, 2015 4:00 pm

    Wellington, NZ – CBD location Seminar planning committee includes Prof Paul Komesaroff (Monash University), Assoc Prof Ian Kerridge (University of Sydney), Prof Grant Gillett (University of Otago), Dr Ross Dineen […]

  • Tinnitus, Misophonia & Hyperacusis

    October 23, 2015 9:00 am - October 25, 2015 5:00 pm

    A three day seminar that will investigate the neuroscience, psychology and audiology behind the trio of closely related conditions – tinnitus, misophonia and hyperacusis.  Internationally recognised and local experts will […]


In the News

25 February 2015 - Please stop making that noise - Misophonia in the news. Visit http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/please-stop-making-that-noise-20150225-13o6hh.html Misphonia is the topic of the Independent Audiologists Australia seminar to be held in Melbourne from 23 to 25 October 2015.

26 January 2015 - Beautiful language: Drisana Levitzke-Gray recognised for efforts advocating for deaf rights - Congratulations to Drisana Levitzke-Gray, named Young Australian of the Year. Visit http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-11/drisana-levitzke-gray-wa-young-australian-of-the-year/5960922

30 November 2014 - Radio National Background Briefing: Have I got a hearing aid for you! A documentary radio programme that examines commercial aspects of hearing aid delivery. Visit http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/2014-11-30/5920176

6 September 2014 - Radio National: The Body Sphere - Tinnitus: Tormented by Noise - with IAA President, Dr Ross Dineen contributing his expert opinion. Visit http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bodysphere/tinnitus/5710154

8 August 2014 - Sophie Woolley writes for The Guardian about the communication and interpersonal consequences of progressive deafness and the complexity of rehabilitation http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/08/i-can-hear-after-20-years-being-deaf#start-of-comments

7 July 2014 - Channel 10 The Project - 6.30 pm - features a segment on Misophonia including commentary by IAA Executive member Myriam Westcott http://tenplay.com.au/channel-ten/the-project

3 June 2014 The Guardian - Is your lifestyle permanently damaging your hearing? http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/01/lifestyle-permanently-damage-hearing-diet raises concerns about excessive noise causing damage to hearing.

14 May 2014 Hearing Health Matters - http://hearinghealthmatters.org/hearingnewswatch/2014/audiologists-three-nations-ally-advance-autonomous-practices-patient-outcomes/ Audiologists from three nations ally to advance autonomous practices and patient outcomes - David Kirkwood (Editor) shares news of the recent alliance between independent autonomous practitioners in New Zealand, the USA and Australia.

1 May 2014 Independent Audiologists Australia, Independent Audiologists New Zealand and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology in the USA announce an alliance of like minded professional associations which offers members shared knowledge and resources http://madmimi.com/p/2265c4/.

17 February 2014 Radio National Health Report -Hearing and The Cocktail Party Problem http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/healthreport/monday-february-16th/5234802/ presented by Dr Norman Swan, produced by Aviva Ziegler, and featuring independent audiologists addresses limitations and benefits of current assistive technologies for hearing loss and raises issues of lack of registration for Audiologists. The comments on the programme raise important issues for all audiologists.