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Note 1. General Information

Australian Hearing Services ('AHS') trading as Hearing Australia (hereinafter referred to as Hearing Australia) is a corporate Commonwealth entity created under the provisions of the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991 and operates on a for-profit basis.

The financial statements cover Hearing Australia as an individual entity. The financial statements are presented in Australian dollars, which is Hearing Australia's functional and presentation currency.

The objectives of Hearing Australia are to provide hearing services and to carry out research and development in hearing related matters.

The continued existence of Hearing Australia in its present form and with its present programmes is dependent on Government policy in relation to the provision of hearing services.

The financial statements were authorised for issue, in accordance with a resolution of directors, on 19 August 2019.