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16/10/2018
RIDBC Audiologist Elise Coombs (left) with Port Macquarie resident and cochlear implant recipient Marianne Kilmurray.

In a first for the state of NSW, RIDBC have partnered with the Mid North Coast Local Health District to provide end-to-end cochlear implant services at Port Macquarie Base Hospital and the newly refurbished RIDBC Port Macquarie centre.

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14/06/2017
RIDBC has recognised Kayla for her academic achievement in the HSC.
Coogee resident, Kayla, has been awarded a medal of excellence by Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for her academic achievement in the Higher School Certificate (HSC).
 
Kayla, who is 18 years old and has vision loss, received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 72.6. She attended SCEGGS in Darlinghurst and received assistance from RIDBC School Support Service, which brings RIDBC specialist teachers into schools to provide students with vision or hearing loss, with in-class assistance and strategies for accessing the curriculum. 
14/06/2017
Melina receives her commemorative certificate from RIDBC Renwick Centre Director, Professor Greg Leigh.
Cooranbong resident, Melina Williams, is one of 45 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications in sensory impairment.
06/06/2017

Kellyville Ridge resident, Amanda, is one of 45 trained graduates to be recognised at a ceremony at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) for completing their postgraduate qualifications in sensory impairment.

11/05/2017
Holly celebrates Mother’s Day with her daughter Koko.

For Little Bay mother, Holly, Mother's Day is particularly special with thanks to support from Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

10/05/2017

Last night, as part of the 2017 Budget, Government announced that they have "decided to retain full ownership and control" of Australian Hearing.

Three years ago, in the 2014 Budget, Government indicated that it would scope the potential privatisation of various Government bodies, including Australian Hearing. As a response, a Consortium partnership comprising non-profit service provider, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), Macquarie University and Cochlear Limited, was formed.

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