What does it cost?
Initial Assessment Costs
- Diagnostic Hearing Test/Report: Adult: $110 (75mins)
- Diagnostic Hearing Test/Report: Child>3years: $75 (30mins)
- Police/Aviation/Pre-Employment Hearing test & Report $90 (30mins)
Auditory Processing Assessment for Children: $250 following Initial Diagnostic Test
Custom Made Plugs for Swimming, Noise Protection & Musicians : $155 Pair
Home Visits and Telehealth appointments available upon request.
Rebates for Hearing Tests
If you require a hearing test you may be entitled to a rebate.
- Medicare Rebates
If you are referred by your GP on an Enhanced Primary Care Plan(ECPC) or if an Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon or Neurologist has referred you for a hearing test there are some Medicare rebates available. There are also rebates available for children being assessed or already diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Private Health Insurance Rebates for Hearing Tests
If you are a member of a private health fund you may be eligible for a rebate on your hearing assessment appointments &/or on the fitting of hearing aids. Please contact your health fund directly to see if you qualify for any rebates.
- Australian Pensioners/Veterans & NEW NDIS Patients
If you are an Australian Pensioner/Veteran or NDIS particiapant, you are entitled to free hearing services, including hearing aids, through the Office of Hearing Services Scheme. You need to have signed the following form by your GP before you visit us. NDIS participants will need Case Manager approval for Hearing Services as part of their treatment plan.
- Victorian WorkSafe and Worker’s Compensation Claims
We provide hearing services under the WorkSafe scheme. You will need to discuss this with WorkSafe Victoria or your employer.
How do I make an appointment?
If you require any further information please call us 8376 6436 or use the form on the contact page for further information.
Call 8376 6436 to make an appointment with Sound Advice at one of our three convenient clinic locations – Templestowe, Watsonia & Whittlesea.
If you have a referral or care plan from a GP, ENT specialist, Speech Pathologist or other treating Doctor, please bring it with you to your appointment.