Category: Community awareness

2019 Seniors Expo – gallery

The 2019 Seniors Expo was held in ‘The Big Shed’ at Mackay Showgrounds on the 20th August. Mackay Hearing and, for the first time, Hear With You Mackay proudly hosted information stalls at the much loved event. Around 3,000 people were expected to attend the event to browse about 80 information stalls and refreshment outlets. […]

Hearing support group is ‘Hear for You’

A SUPPORT group for people with hearing loss has been established by local audiologist Jodie Miles. In what is a first for the Mackay region, the locally and volunteer-run initiative provides a supportive peer environment for people coping with hearing loss. Mackay Hearing principal audiologist and director Jodie Miles said the new support group, named […]

Getting LOUD for children’s hearing

On Sunday 29 October 2017, the team from Mackay Hearing swapped their otoscopes and audiometers for suds filled sponges and BBQ tongs, marking Loud Shirt Day with a car wash and sausage sizzle at Porters-Mitre 10, Mackay. The purpose of the stall was to raise funds for Hear and Say. Every October, Hear and Say challenge […]

HAW Information Morning – gallery

The 2017 Hearing Awareness Week Information Morning was an amazing event. With both local and visiting speakers delivering fascinating presentations on a diverse range of hearing topics, the morning was topped off with a surprise performance by the Northview State School Signing Choir. The event also featured an interpreter, captioning facility and a delicious morning tea. Jodie Miles, Principal Audiologist […]

Hearing help

Courtesy of 7 Local News. Letitia Wallace, Reporting: Glenda Froyland was 23 years old when she started noticing signs of hearing loss. A few years ago, she decided to get a cochlear implant. She says it’s completely changed her life. Glenda Froyland: From being a person I was so dependent on my family and my […]

Hearing health in spotlight

Courtesy of The Midweek Experts from across Queensland will present at a free Mackay seniors’ hearing health session at Souths Leagues Club from 9am Tuesday, August 29. Mackay Hearing Director and Principal Audiologist Jodie Miles is first on the bill with a presentation on getting the best from hearing aids. “Understandably, it’s pretty frustrating to […]

Mackay Older Women’s Network meeting – gallery

After a successful visit in 2016, Principal Audiologist Jodie Miles was delighted to again participate in the Mackay Older Women’s Network (OWN) branch meeting on the 18 July 2017. Jodie shared information on links between hearing loss and other medical conditions and fielded a variety of questions from an attentive group. Mackay Hearing is very appreciative to be welcomed to Mackay OWN branch […]