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Medical equipment provided to help reduce the rate of hearing loss among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

Date posted: 1 December 2010

The Minister for Indigenous Health, Mr Warren Snowdon, has announced that the Australian Government will be providing more than 400 pieces of specialised ear equipment to help reduce hearing loss among Indigenous Australian children. The equipment will be delivered to government funded Aboriginal Medical Services and primary health care services across Australia, including more than 20 sites across the Northern Territory. Over four years, the government will invest $58.3 million to improve ear and eye health for Indigenous Australians, $1.4 million of this will be provided to the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) to provide training for Aboriginal Health Workers in the area of ear health.

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The Honourable Warren Snowdon MP
Minister's office
Media contact
Ph: (02) 6577 7280

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Last updated: 1 December 2010
 
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