Helping children to reach their full potential.

Our Research Team

Dr Dimity Dornan AO

Executive Director and Founder

Dr Dornan (PhD University of Queensland, 2011) is a speech pathologist, researcher, HEARing CRC Key Scientist, and founder of Hear and Say, Bionics Queensland, and Human Bionics Interface. Dr Dornan’s research interests include hearing loss and bionics, her collaborations extending across multiple universities.

Emma Rushbrooke

Clinical Director 

Emma (MPhil, University of Queensland, 2012), is Hear and Say’s Clinical Director and President-elect of the A G Bell Academy Board of Directors, is an audiologist who is passionate about evidence-based practice in hearing loss. Emma has a particular research interest in telepractice and tele-audiology.