Helping children to reach their full potential.

Meet Our Team

“What do you get when you combine knowledge, expertise and passion? You get a Hear and Say staff member. We are lucky to not have just one, but over 70 of these.”  Chris McCarthy, CEO

Hear and Say has more than 70 staff who are energetic, passionate and committed to opening worlds to create a better future for people with hearing loss. Together with the backing of our Board and patrons we are providing children with the best start, so they can hear, speak and live to their full potential.

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Dr Dimity Dornan AO

Executive Director and Founder

Chris McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer

Emma Rushbrooke

Clinical Director

Bridget Murray

General Manager

Amanda Williams

Fundraising and Communications Director

Jessica Balfour-Ogilvy

Clinical Manager – Listening and Spoken Language

Julie Decker

Audiology Manager

Scott Lumsden

Corporate Services Leader

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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Please feel free to call us on (07) 3850 2111 or visit the Contact Us page for more details.

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