Eimear (pronounced “eema”) O’Brien graduated from Human Communication Science (Speech Pathology) at Curtin University in 2004 and went on to do her Masters in Clinical Audiology at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 2006.
From 2007 to 2012 she gained experience working in a variety of hearing clinics in Perth and in the South West. Throughout her working career Eimear has worked in nearly every aspect of clinical Audiology; including pre-operative diagnostics for a leading Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, she has extensive knowledge of hearing instruments. Eimear is familiar with all of the major hearing manufacturer’s hearing aids, she has worked in the areas of tinnitus and cochlear implantation and is very experienced in assessing children of all ages. She also has worked within the Office of Hearing Services hearing aid program for 6 years providing free hearing testing and free hearing aids to pensioners. Eimear has current practicing certificates from the Audiological Society of Australia, Speech Pathology Australia, Work Cover and Mines Health Surveillance.
Eimear is married to Aaron who is a wine maker, and they enjoy living on a family vineyard in Wilyabrup.
Kathy spent 4 years working as an Audiologist in Canada before moving to Australia in 2000. She had been working as an Audiologist in Fremantle and Perth and moved to the southwest in 2010. She is skilled in fitting children and adults with hearing aids and dealing with more complex communication difficulties. She is a highly knowledgeable audiologist with 18 years’ experience in the industry. Kathy has worked with all the major hearing aid manufacturer’s hearing aids.
Kathy has worked within the Office of Hearing Services hearing aid program for 14 years providing free hearing assessments and free hearing aids to pensioners. Kathy has her current practicing certificates from the Audiological Society of Australia and Speech Language and Audiology Canada.
Kathy is known for her wonderful baking skills and says that if she was not an audiologist she would be a pastry chef.
She prides herself on providing a friendly, helpful service and likes to solve problems and customer queries as they arise.
Kim has lived in Busselton for 25 years with her background being in both the Real Estate and Optical Industries.
Barb Webster - Accounts Administrator
Barb joined Advanced Hearing in May 2016 as a part-time Accounts Administrator
Born in Burma raised in London and emigrated to Australia calling Binningup home.
Started out working for Solicitors in London Fleet Street has since worked in Banking, Accountants and Winery.
Barb is a certified BAS agent and has many years of experience in payroll services, office administration and tax.
Barb also handles all financial matters such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and banking
In her free time she loves to cook, travel and catch up with family.
Shenelle moved to Busselton with her family in 2015 after living in Broome for 9 years. Shenelle’s working background was in customer service and administration. She has great attention to detail and is very organised.