Pensioner & DVA
The government hearing aid voucher scheme
and hearing aids for pensioners
As fully accredited providers under the Australian Commonwealth Government Office of Hearing Services, we can provide pensioners and other qualifying people with high quality and personalised care for FREE.
Our services are available for anyone included in the Government’s Hearing Services Program. It’s a fantastic program because you’ll never need to pay for your appointments which include:
The program uses a government hearing aid voucher scheme which also contributes to an annual maintenance service to subsidise your hearing aid batteries and servicing requirements.
Am I eligible for these free services?
To be eligible to apply, you need to be:
And have one of the following cards:
You can also apply for a Hearing Services Voucher if you are a partner (married, de-facto or same sex) of an eligible person (not including a member of the Australian Defence Force).
How do I get a government hearing aid voucher?
It’s easy to register for the Australian Commonwealth Government Office of Hearing Services program so you can receive a government hearing aid voucher. All you need to do is sign a Voucher Application form and we will apply for the voucher on your behalf.
Voucher Application forms are available at our clinics in Norwood, Unley and Salisbury, or you can complete the form online.
To learn more about the Government hearing aid voucher scheme, visit the Hearing Services Program website – Office of Hearing Services. Alternatively the Office of Hearing Services can be contacted by calling 1800 500 726 or for TTY 1800 500 496.
Some DVA holders are entitled to FREE TV headsets
If you have a DVA Gold or White Hearing Card, you may be entitled to FREE TV headsets through DVA. These are valued at $600 and work brilliantly to help you hear the TV without disturbing family members.
Get the hearing aids that suit you best with our range of payment options
The Hearing Sense team want you to have the hearing aids that suit you best and we don’t want the price to get in the way. So when it comes to payments, there are a few things you should investigate:
For more information, ask us about our Ezidebit payment option when you make your hearing appointment.
Already an existing Hearing Sense client?
If you are an existing Hearing Sense client, we’ll always let you know when you are due for another hearing test. To make it easier for you, we’ll also organise all the paperwork for you.
In between times, if you feel you need an adjustment or you feel like your hearing has changed, simply call us on 8331 8047 to arrange an appointment. We’ll be very happy to see you at no charge.