Amplify Hearing & Diagnostics is a collaboration of local, independent hearing health care clinicians. We are a locally owned and operated business and are committed to offering you superior hearing care and support. We do not offer our clinicians or staff any incentives or commissions, nor do we set sales targets for our clinicians to meet. Instead we are confident in our wonderful support staff to provide positive outcomes for our clients, and in doing so, have developed a strong word of mouth referral source.
With over 50 years of combined industry experience, we have the expertise to independently assess and offer realistic advice for your hearing problems. Our team consists of:
Emma has worked in the hearing industry since 1998. She holds a Diploma of Hearing Device Prescription and Evaluation, is a member of the Australian College of Audiology, and has been a qualified practitioner for the past 13 years. Over this time she has done aid work at community clinics in Ethiopia, South Africa, Nauru, Cambodia and Tibet. She is also a fully trained hearing aid technician, specialising in hearing aid repairs, fault finding and fine tuning. Emma has a special interest in the latest digital hearing aid technology, fine tuning of fittings, adult audiometry and hearing aid prescription, fitting and adjustments.
Liz has worked in the hearing industry since 2007. She has degrees in Speech and Hearing Science, and Early Childhood Education from Charles Sturt University Albury/Thurgoona, and a Masters in Clinical Audiology from the University of Melbourne. Liz also lectures in Audiology on a part-time basis at the local Charles Sturt University. She is proficient in both adult and paediatric diagnostic Audiology, and all aspects of hearing aid prescription, fitting and adjustments.
Emma Shears - Audiologist BSc MClinAud Emma Shears joined our team in January 2017 after graduating with a Masters of Clinical Audiology from The University of Melbourne. She has also completed a Bachelor of Science degree at Monash University where she majored in human physiology. Emma Grew up in Melbourne, but has always had family links to Albury. She completed placements and casual work with Amplify in 2015-2016, and is now a friendly and knowledgeable member of our team. Currently, she is specialising in both adult hearing rehabilitation and paediatric diagnostic services, with an additional interest in implantable technology.
Kate Rixon - Office Manager/Provisional Audiometrist BBehSC(Psych)
Kate has worked in the hearing industry for 13 years. She holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences (Psychology), and is also a Provisional Audiometrist. Kate is soon to complete her Diploma in Hearing Device prescription and evaluation and has a special interest in adult rehabilitation, hearing aid fitting, counselling and support.
Terence Ryan - Audiometrist (Sessional Consultant) MAcAud
Terry is an Albury local and has been in the hearing industry servicing rural and regional NSW and Victoria for over 25 years. He has has done extensive aid work in Cambodian Hospitals and Hearing Clinics. Terry is proficient in adult audiometry and hearing aid prescription, fitting and adjustments. Working as a part-time locum, he is available by appointment only.