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Stronger futures in the Northern Territory: hearing health services 2012 - 2013

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Year 2014
City Canberra
Institution Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Date 31 January 2014
Report number AIHW Catalogue no IHW 117


This report presents data on Indigenous children who were a part of the Child Hearing Health Coordinator (CHHC) program which ran in the Northern Territory in 2012 and 2013. During that time, 1,541 children were provided with 1,807 audiology services. The report outlines the results for 174 of the children, who participated in the CHHC program and presented for 181 visits. Of the children who received audiology services, 72% were diagnosed with at least one type of middle ear condition and about 10% had moderate, severe or profound hearing impairment.

Abstract adapted from Australian Institute of Health and Welfare



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  • Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory

    Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (NT) was an Australian Government program that funded a number of services in the NT that assist in 'closing the gap.' The program supported the following areas: health support for primary health care and short-term placement of health professionals hearing dental services child abuse trauma counselling support alcohol and drug workers improvements to community stores education community safety and justice support for additional NT police in remote communities night patrols support for specialist police units dealing with illicit drugs restrictions on sexually explicit and very violent material tackling alcohol abuse Alcohol Management Plans new minimum standards consultation and engagement between government and community representatives child, youth, family and community wellbeing women's safe houses creches playgroups mobile child protection teams services to assist on building for the future housing and land reform municipal and essential services power water sewerage roads garbage collection dog control programs Alice Springs transformation remote engagement and coordination jobs package background legislation announcements.

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