Director, Clinical Services / Earbus Foundation of WA
Lara Shur has an undergraduate Honours degree in Speech & Hearing Therapy, a Masters degree in Audiology, and a Graduate Certificate in Business Management. She joined the Earbus Foundation of WA (EFWA) as director of clinical services in 2013. Ms Shur was the manager of clinical support WA & NT for the Department of Health & Ageing’s Office of Hearing Services. Before joining the Earbus Foundation, she was responsible for running the newborn hearing screening program in WA's private hospital sector. She also managed private audiology services and cochlear implant programs for children. Ms Shur was responsible for the design brief and rollout of the Pilbara Earbus as well as the Perth South Metro Earbus, and managed Perth East Metro and Bunbury Earbuses for 3 years prior to joining EFWA. She began her career in audiology in South Africa and became a senior audiologist and speech therapist at a large public hospital in Soweto.