Deafness is a health issue

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For many people loss of hearing is very isolating and can lead to increased incidence of mental illness.

This factsheet shows how the NRS helps people with hearing impairments to retain their social and business networks. For health professionals and intermediaries. A4 factsheet.


Deaf or hearing impairment

Business and government




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24-hour relay call numbers

  • TTY/voice calls

    133 677

  • Speak & Listen

    1300 555 727

  • SMS relay

    0423 677 767

Make other relay calls
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