meet the presenter

Tim Rayner

Tim completed a Bachelor Science at The University of Melbourne, majoring in Neuroanatomy and Psychology. He then completed a Graduate Diploma of Audiology at The University of Melbourne in 1988. Initially he was employed as a solo paediatric Audiologist with the Health Department of Victoria in Sunbury CHC for 1989. In 1990 he was appointed at Warrnambool Base Hospital as Chief Audiologist. He also began a private practice in September 1990. 

In 2000, Tim moved into full time private practice in Warrnambool and regional areas throughout Western Victoria. The practice specialises with diagnostics and paediatrics. It has close relationships with regional Ear Nose & Throat Specialists. He is involved with infant diagnosis services. Now his clinic has six audiologists and covers six major clinics.  Tim and his team visit seven indigenous control health centres to deliver the Healthy Ears program for first nations children. Tim has been appointed as Senior Audiologist to Grampians Health - Horsham since 2007. This work predominantly is in the area of paediatrics.

Tim served on Audiology Australia’s Working party regarding the development of the National Competency’s Standards. He serves on the Audiology Industry Advisory Committee for The University of Melbourne. He is also heavily involved in graduate teaching and also with Audiology Australia in the new Internship revamped program. He has a strong dedication to services for all through his regional areas. Outside work, Tim’s interests involve his family, woodwork and still playing basketball.

We respectfully acknowledge the Wurundjeri People, and their Elders past and present, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which The Sound Exchange 2024 is taking place.

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