Independent Audiologists Australia
Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct
Relations with the Public
Advertising: Advertising is permitted provided that it is not misleading and conforms to current legislative requirements of State or Federal bodies.
Public Forums: Members have a responsibility to participate in community education on the generalities of hearing and hearing health care. In the event of a public airing of a controversial issue the discussion must be conducted decorously and honestly. There should be clear delineation between statements of fact and opinion.
Publications: Publications regarding research findings, thumb services or products must always be factual and not liable to misinterpretations by implication because of omissions. Where an opinion is stated, this should be clearly indicated. The author of publication should be clearly identified, together with acknowledgement of any assistance from a third party.