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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 […]

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Friday night was alright

Actually – Elton John’s concert in Mackay last Friday night was much, much better than just alright – it was simply AWESOME. For more than 2 hours, Sir Elton crocodile-rocked out at BB Print Stadium, to the delight of more than 15,000 concert goers. In terms of the calibre of the performer and size of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Men’s shed information session – gallery

Our Principal Audiologist Jodie Miles had a great morning at the Iona West Men’s Shed on 14 June, and we hope the fellas got something out of it too! Jodie had a busy morning sharing information, answering questions and undertaking hearing screens. We are extremely grateful for being welcomed to the Men’s Shed and we would […]

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Let’s hear it for the blokes

Courtesy of The Midweek How many men does it take to do a hearing check? A whole shed-full! As part of Men’s Health Week, Mackay Hearing will be conducting free hearing health checks at the Mackay’s Iona West Men’s Shed on 14 June. Mackay Hearing Director and Principal Audiologist Jodie Miles said that hearing loss […]