In this section
VicCHILD is the Victorian Childhood Hearing Impairment Longitudinal Databank.
It's a Victorian register and research databank of children born with a permanent hearing loss. With the help of Victorian families, VicCHILD is working to unlock the secrets of hearing loss.
As of March 2015, over 400 families have already contributed data to VicCHILD.
The databank holds a range of information about all Victorian children born with a permanent hearing loss. The information collected and stored by VicCHILD will:
If your child was born with a permanent hearing loss (and was born since 1st January 2005), you could help to improve the lives of other children by joining the VicCHILD register. If you have not been contacted by the VicCHILD team and would like to register your interest in joining, please click
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.