Briefing Paper – Ear Health

by | Jun 1, 2020 | Briefing Papers, Key Thinkers Forum


Indigenous populations in Australia suffer a disproportionately high rate of hearing loss and its associated impact. The effects of this are far reaching. Beyond physical symptoms, it is felt socially and emotionally and can have lasting effects for one’s whole life.

Date: Tuesday, 6 August, 2019
Time: 9.00am – 12.30pm

Sydney Policy Lab, RD Watt Building, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006

Panel Members:

  • Carmen Parter
  • Prof. Dennis McDermott
  • Prof. Kelvin Kong
  • Samantha Harkus

Facilitated by:

Prof. Tom Calma (AO)

Further Information:

At the conclusion of each Key Thinkers Forum, the Poche Network produces a paper that summarises the issues raised and makes comment or presents an opinion about the topic area discussed. It will be later published as a ‘Poche Opinion paper’. Poche Opinions are a tool to contribute to knowledge and to draw the wider community into the key debates and issues in Aboriginal health.

Follow the link to find the Briefing papers and Poche Opinions from past events:

For further information, please contact:
(02) 9114 0829

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