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Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, our mission is to lead the world in hearing research and evidence-based innovation to improve hearing health and transform the lives of people with hearing difficulties.

Our team of world-class researchers and innovators focus on projects that deliver impact – centring the customer and their unmet needs through truly translational research.

Contemporary methodologies enable NAL the flexibility to remove traditional research barriers and deliver work that has a significant positive impact on people with current or potential hearing difficulties, health care workers, policy makers and the companies that use our solutions around the world.

Unique approach

For 70+ years, NAL has produced ground-breaking translational research fusing academic rigour with real-world understanding of hearing challenges.

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Fields of research

NAL’s research outcomes are driven by a clear focus on specific fields, with multi-disciplinary teams providing broad expertise and knowledge.

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