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Our Team

Nicole Gatto

Principal Audiologist / Director

Nicole GattoNicole Gatto has over 20 years’ experience as an Audiologist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University, majoring in Psychology and Neuro-Physiology. Nicole also holds a Graduate Diploma in Audiology from the University of Melbourne. She is a full member of Audiology Australia and holds a current Certificate of Clinical Practice.

Nicole’s background includes working as an Audiologist in both the public and private sectors in NSW and Victoria. She specialises in adult aural rehabilitation, working with adults to facilitate better hearing and communication and helping to reduce the frustration and isolation caused by hearing impairment. Being the daughter of teachers, Nicole has a predisposition for training and supervising Audiology students and new graduates.

Nicole enjoys classical singing, swimming, books and films. She loves AFL and is an optimistic Collingwood supporter.

Jenn Maher

Clinic Manager / Marketing Activities Co-ordinator

Jenn MaherJenn has extensive customer service experience, from running a country hotel to managing a small team of people for a plumbing company. For the past three years, Jenn has worked exclusively in the hearing care industry.

Jenn has the many skills required to proficiently run a hearing care clinic whilst co-ordinating marketing activities to build the business.

Jenn enjoys spending time with her grand-daughter Ryan, walking her dog Billie and creating gourmet delights for dinner parties with friends.

Sofie Shoobridge

Book Keeper / Receptionist

When Hearingworks opened in 2015 Sofie jumped at the chance to take on the role of bookkeeper, initially as a contractor and now as an employee. She has over 20 years experience in accounts, office management and bookkeeping and also runs her own small bookkeeping practice. She has a Certificate III in Accounting from Swinburne TAFE, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne, where she majored in linguistics and classical studies.

Sofie has worked in a variety of industries including a GP clinic, a marble importing business, kitchen renovations and IT.

In her spare time Sofie likes to spend time with her family, listen to music, read as many books as she can, and enjoys doing puzzles – especially cryptic crosswords!

Why Choose Us

Family Owned

Hearingworks, Kew, is a local family-owned business in Kew. We are committed to providing a truly personalised experience in a positive environment.

Government Accredited

Hearingworks, Kew, is a registered provider with the Australian Government, Department of Health. We offer subsidised hearing services to pensioners and veterans.


Hearingworks, Kew, is not owned by, or aligned with, any hearing aid manufacturer. We pride ourselves on giving impartial advice on hearing aids and other assistive listening devices. Our independence allows us to give you hearing aid options from all leading international brands.


Hearingworks, Kew, has very low overheads. We own the clinic building and we do not have the high running costs associated with large companies. We fit top quality hearing aids, which are affordable and competitively priced.

Conveniently Located

Hearingworks, Kew, is located at 91 Cotham Rd, Cotham Village, in Kew. We are situated at the T-intersection of Glenferrie Rd and Cotham Rd.

Hearingworks, Kew, is very close to tram stops on two tram routes:

  • Tram 109 (Box Hill – Port Melbourne), Stop 36; and
  • Tram 16 (Melbourne University – Kew), Stop 80.