Series 5 Episode 9 of ABC The Checkout examines hearing aids in Australia.
1 in 6 Australians experience some form of hearing loss.
They accurately show what it is like to have a hearing loss by dropping out some of the high frequencies when saying “That will be $27.50 thanks”
So if you don’t have a hearing loss that is how the world sounds to those who do – it get’s worse when there is any hint of background noise.
Watch the episode below.