Hearing awareness | The sounds of safe noise

Dawn Rasmussen
By Dawn Rasmussen
Updated February 17 2022 - 10:45am, first published February 15 2022 - 4:30am
HEARing FOR LIFE: The sage advice is to spend your 'pocket money' wisely when it comes to your hearing. Photo: Shutterstock.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates 1.1 billion young people worldwide are at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe listening practices. This includes exposure to loud sounds on personal audio devices and in noisy entertainment venues.

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Dawn Rasmussen

Dawn Rasmussen

Senior Journalist

I love the writing game. It gets me bouncing out of bed, and dragging my feet at night when I have to finish up for the day. I started at The Bendigo Advertiser as the Creative Services Coordinator, and after many changes, I have ended up with a great 12 years with ACM (love that long service leave too as my secret gardens need tending sometimes). Working from home is tops and I hope I have many more productive times ahead.

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