Need child-friendly hearing assessments for infants and children? You've come to the right place.
Experience and warmth
NextSense offers hearing assessments at three of our centres for children from birth onwards, including those with special needs. Hearing assessments are delivered by experienced audiologists in a child-friendly environment.
Explore the NextSense library of apps and resources for children, families and health professionals. Develop Auslan skills, teach signs to children with vision loss—or make story time even more fun.
We understand that when it comes to your child's health, you want as much information as possible.
We've answered some of the most common questions below.
Is a hearing test safe for my child?
Yes, our hearing tests are entirely safe and non-invasive. We know it can be daunting for parents and caregivers, particularly with infants and young children, so our specialist paediatric audiologists will be with you every step of the way. They are experienced in working with children from birth onwards, and will create a comfortable environment for your child.
How do I book a NextSense hearing assessment?
Our hearing assessments are available in New South Wales and Victoria, at the following NextSense locations:
North Rocks (NSW)
Liverpool (NSW) - visiting site, limited service
To book a hearing assessment:
If you're a new client, contact our Client Care team on 1300 581 391
If you're an existing client, head to our Contact page to find contact details for your local centre
Or just get in touch with us via our Contact form to make an appointment at your chosen location.
For Australian residents covered by Medicare, you will need a referral from your GP and your Medicare card.
How much does a hearing test cost?
Some services are bulk-billed and covered by Medicare for eligible Australian residents, others have a fee attached. Our team can advise of any out-of-pocket costs when you make your appointment.
Does NextSense offer hearing tests for adults?
This assessment service is designed specifically for children; however, eligible adults can have their hearing tested as part of their cochlear implant assessment.