Pensioners and Veterans

Free Hearing Services for Pensioners & Veterans

Acute Hearing Services is an accredited audiology clinic that offers a comprehensive range of free hearing services for pensioners and free hearing services for veterans as part of the Commonwealth Hearing Services Program.

Services to Eligible Clients

  • Free hearing consultation
  • Free hearing check
  • Free hearing aids or assistive listening devices
  • Subsidised advanced digital hearing aids for pensioners
  • Hearing aid maintenance for a small annual charge, which covers all batteries and repairs
  • Regular hearing checks to monitor any changes in hearing threshold
  • Rehabilitation workshop to improve listening and communication skills

Eligibility for Hearing Services Voucher

You may be eligible to apply for a hearing services voucher and book a free hearing test if you’re an Australian Citizen or permanent resident, over 21 years of age and are a:

  • Pensioner Concession Card Holder
  • Resident receiving sickness allowance from Centrelink
  • DVA Health Card Holder
  • Member of the Australian Defence Forces
  • Dependent of a person in one of the above categories

How to apply for a Hearing Services Voucher from the Office of Hearing Services (OHS)

  • Before you can have a free hearing test in Melbourne, you will need to ask your General Practitioner (GP) or specialist to complete a Medical Certificate (Download Here)
  • Contact our Clinic on (03) 9870 2899 to make an appointment and bring the completed certificate with you to the appointment
  • A new voucher will be issued online and a free hearing check will be performed on the same date
  • If you are already part of the programme for free hearing services for pensioners and veterans, you have complete freedom to change from one hearing care provider to another. Therefore, if you would like to be seen at Acute Hearing Solutions, we can assist you in the transfer process

Book a Consultation Today

Contact Acute Hearing Solutions today if you’re eligible and ready to book a free hearing test in Melbourne for pensioners and veterans. Call us today on (03) 9870 2899 for assistance. You are also welcome to come in and see us for a free hearing consultation to discuss your needs, even if you’re with another provider.