Driving innovation and collaboration.
Macquarie University is a world-class research, treatment and innovation institution – a dynamic environment which drove the creation of the Australian Hearing Hub.
The Australian Hearing Hub unites researchers, educators, clinicians and innovators with expertise in linguistics, audiology, speech pathology, cognitive and language sciences, psychology, nanofabrication and engineering sciences.
The AHH will be the world-leading community transforming hearing and communication
To optimise hearing health for all and transform life outcomes for people with hearing loss, by collaboration among a community of organisations dedicated to hearing research, innovation, education and practice.
The Australian Hearing Hub is an initiative of the Australian Government being conducted as part of the Education Investment Fund.
- Ambition– we aspire to be distinctive, exceed expectations, and set new standards
- Collaboration– we harness the power of working together
- Integrity– we hold to the highest standards of behaviour and practice
- Person centred– we put people’s needs and aspirations at the heart of what we do
- Respect– we promote diversity,equity, and inclusivity
As a state-of-the-art facility the Australian Hearing Hub has attracted industry leaders to drive innovation and collaboration.
- Hearing Australia
- National Acoustic Laboratories
- The Shepherd Centre
- Cochlear Limited
- Macquarie University Hearing
Best Practise Clinics
The Australian Hearing Hub has nine clinics located in the building that provide services for children and adults. The MQ Health Speech and Hearing Clinic is where we train the next generation of audiologists and speech pathologists. Hearing Australia, The Shepherd Centre and NextSense also have clinics located on the ground floor.
In addition to our hearing services we offer counselling and psychological services through the Centre for Emotional Health, Psychology Clinic at MQ Health and Student Wellbeing. Our Reading Clinic provides evidence-based assessments and intervention for children, teenagers and adults with reading and spelling difficulties.
Under one roof, clients receive first-class clinical evaluation, testing and diagnosis from leading practitioners.
The Australian Hearing Hub brings some of the country’s leading hearing and healthcare organisations together to collaborate across critical issues in hearing health. Pioneering partnerships unite researchers, educators, clinicians and innovators with expertise in linguistics, audiology, speech pathology, cognitive and language sciences, psychology, nanofabrication and engineering sciences.Creating the hearing health professionals of tomorrow
Macquarie University is renowned for teaching and research excellence in speech and hearing sciences and psychology.
The Australian Hearing Hub gives Macquarie students the unique opportunity to train alongside experts in the industry, providing an unrivalled learning experience. Graduates and researchers will drive innovation and improve the lives of people with hearing and language disorders around the world.
The Australian Hearing Hub is home to outstanding facilities including the anechoic chamber and the KIT-Macquarie Brain Research (MEG) Laboratory. This state-of-the-art building truly makes this an international hub of innovation.
The Australian Hearing Hub Committees help drive the strategic direction of collaborative activities in the Australian Hearing Hub.