Audiology in Australia Audiology began in Australia shortly after World War II and largely in response to the need to rehabilitate deafened veterans. In these respects, it was similar to the development of the profession in the USA (Newby & Popelka, 1985). The early history is virtually synonymous with the history ... Perspective
Perspective  |   March 01, 1995
Audiology in Australia
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Denis Byrne
    National Acoustic Laboratories, 126 Greville St., Chatswood, NSW, 2067, Australia
  • An abridged version of this article was published in the July 1994 issue of the Audiological Society of Australia Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 3.
    An abridged version of this article was published in the July 1994 issue of the Audiological Society of Australia Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 3.×
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Hearing Disorders / International & Global / Perspectives
Perspective   |   March 01, 1995
Audiology in Australia
American Journal of Audiology, March 1995, Vol. 4, 6-8. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0401.06
History: Received February 13, 1994 , Accepted April 22, 1994
 
American Journal of Audiology, March 1995, Vol. 4, 6-8. doi:10.1044/1059-0889.0401.06
History: Received February 13, 1994; Accepted April 22, 1994
Acknowledgments
I thank members of the Federal Executive of the Audiological Society of Australia (ASA) for commenting on a draft of this article and supplying or verifying some of the information it contains. However, the choice of material and views expresse are personal, and the article should not be regarded as any kind of “official” statement of the ASA.
I also thank the AJA’s Feature Editor (Perspectives Section), Dr. Gail Chermak, for comments on an earlier version of this article.
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