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Keep up to date with all things  Hear and Say!

Hear and Say works closely with the media to develop individual story opportunities.

Media enquiries can be directed to the Communications Manager, Courtney Phelps at or call 07 3850 2111


October 2019 | Inspirational Children With Hearing Loss Address Aussie Pollies at 2019 Power of Speech Event

October 2019 | Let’s Get Loud for Children with Hearing Loss

16 October 2019 | Who Will be Crowned Queensland’s Loudest Town

July 2019 | Bowen Basin School Kids ‘Hear to Learn’ for Third Year

July 2019 | Music Legend’s Hearing Loss Fundraiser to Pay Tribute to Beloved Wife 

23 May 2019 | Supporting North Queensland Children with Hearing Loss 

1 April 2019 | Goodwill Bridge Swing Media Release April 2019

27 March 2019 | Bowen Basin school kids ‘Hear to Learn’ for third year

1 March 2019 | Hear and Say Hearing Awareness Week Media Release 

31 January 2019 |Queensland kids urged to undergo hearing screening for positive start to school career 

7 November 2018 | Hear and Say global reach extends to China FINAL

1 August 2018 | Hear and Say Microtia and Atresia Conference enters its 10th year

13 July 2018 |  The Gift of Sound, a concert for Archie and friends with hearing loss

4 July 2018 |  Hear and Say invites you to ‘Listen to the Music’

19 June 2018 | Cupcakes and classical music raise critical funds for kids with hearing loss

15 May 2018 | Hear and Say supporters take a leap of faith

01 May 2018 | Social skills program builds confidence for local kids with hearing loss

17 April 2018 | $500,000 grant to unlock more potential for children like Chloe

17 April 2018 | Grant unlocks potential for deaf children across Queensland

04 April 2018 | If students can’t hear, they can’t learn

22 March 2018 | Hear and Say and QCoal Foundation working together to deliver speech and language to children with hearing loss in North Queensland

15 March 2018 | Who would have thought, a little trivia can make such an impact on kids like Max?

15 March 2018 | ‘Hear to Learn’ school hearing screening returns to the Bowen Basin

Tuesday 27 February 2018 | Hear and Say calls for all Queenslanders to ‘Love your Ears’

05 February 2018 | Lend us your (2,100) ears: School hearing screening launches for Caloundra kids

18 January 2018 | Isaac’s hearing condition will not hold him back on the first day of school

18 January 2018 | Micah’s hearing loss will not hold him back on the first day of school

18 January 2018 | Rory’s hearing loss will not hold him back on the first day of school

09 January 2018 | Include a hearing test in your ‘Back to School’ checklist 

06 December 2017 | ‘Hear to Learn’ school hearing screening visits Tara

05 December 2017 | Hear and Say new book shares 25 years of giving ‘Sounds of Hope’

05 December 2017 | Help deaf kids hear the sounds of bells this Christmas

04 December 2017 | Christmas celebrations as children ‘Rocket to Success’ across Queensland

16 November 2017 | Two children from one family receive their second cochlear implant

16 November 2017 | Hear and Say leads the way with school hearing screening

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Maia’s Story

At 9.10pm on 24 October 2013 our beautiful daughter Maia was born. 

The moment of elation was short-lived as we immediately noticed her left ear was missing. I frantically looked to the medical team around me for answers but received none.

Panic set in as we waited 4 days in hospital for an ENT to explain her condition, by which point we already had all the answers from Simone, who runs the Microtia and Atresia Program at Hear and Say.

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