The University of Newcastle, Australia

Voice Clinic

Do you experience...

  • Tension, strain or discomfort when speaking?
  • Constant need to clear your throat?
  • Persistent or dry cough?
  • Lack of voice power?
  • Loss of voice?
  • Deterioration of your voice over the day?
  • Breaks or sudden pitch changes in your voice?

If you experience any of these symptoms on a regular basis, you may have a voice disorder.

What can be done?

There are many things that can be done to reduce the chance of developing a problem with your voice.

You can maintain good vocal hygiene by:

drinking plenty of water

reducing caffeine intake

reducing smoking

avoiding yelling and straining

using microphone and FM systems

resting your voice when possible

The speech pathologist can:

  • Take a detailed case history
  • Conduct voice assessments that will help to determine the cause of your voice problem
  • Make recommendations based on assessment results and evidence based practice
  • Provide therapy to alleviate symptoms

How to make an appointment?

If you think you may have a voice problem and feel you may benefit from a voice assessment and voice therapy, please contact the University of Newcastle Voice Clinic.


Voice Clinic
Social Science Building SR-G21
The University of Newcastle

T 02 4921 7347
F 02 4921 7386