academic planning committee

The Academic Planning Committee for ACAud Congress 2024 is gearing up for an exhilarating event with the theme “Heat is On”.  This dynamic and forward-thinking theme reflects our commitment to igniting discussions, fostering innovation and addressing the hottest topics in audiology.  As we assemble a lineup of esteemed speakers, engaging workshops and cutting-edge research presentations our goal is to create an environment where the heat of passion for audiology burns brightly.


Vijay has a Bachelor & Masters (Speech & Hearing) degrees from India and a PhD in Audiology from Macquarie University, Sydney. He has substantial experience in the areas of research, teaching, and clinical audiology in addition to extensive knowledge of how the hearing industry (Hearing aids & Implantable Auditory Prostheses) works domestically and globally. He has also amassed extensive leadership experience.


Janette is an Audiologist specializing in education of Audiometrists and working in Aboriginal ear health. She has 35 years in the hearing health industry, beginning her career with NAL as a rehabilitative audiologist in the late eighties. She then moved into community health and teaching both Audiometrists and Audiologists. She also has worked as an Industrial Audiologist and in ENT clinics. 


Nadine Currey is an Audiometrist with a Bachelor of Audiometry & a Cert IV of Audiometry.   Nadine has worked in the profession for over 20 years and has been a member of the ACAud Board.  Nadine has been a member of the Peer Review Committee


Mark is an Audiometrist with a Diploma of Audiometry and a Cert IV of Training & Assessment. He has held positions on the following committees:  Nominations & Remuneration Committee, ACAud Examiner Panel, Co-Representative on Hearing Health Sector Alliance, HHSA Teleaudiology Working Group, HHSA Aged Care, Business Review Group to develop the new HSP portal and processes, UQ Audiology curriculum development program.