ADIA is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products. Our vision is for an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and wellbeing of all Australians...................... — ADIA Strategic Plan

News & Media — 2018 Media releases

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is the peak business organisation representing suppliers of products and services to dental professionals. Recognised by stakeholders across government and industry as an authoritative source of policy advice and market intelligence, ADIA is trusted to provide commentary on matters affecting the dental industry.

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20 September 2018

ADIA’s Respected Chief Executive Officer To Move On
ADIA the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of innovative dental products, has announced that after more than eight years in the role, Troy Williams will leave as Chief Executive Officer at the end of the year. According to ADIA National President both ADIA and the dental industry are better for Mr Williams' service. [Read More]

7 September 2018

Local Dental Product Manufacturer Cologne Bound
Osteon Medical, an Australian manufacturer of innovative dental products, has received the 'ADIA New Exporters Grant' which allows the business to participate in IDS Cologne, the world's largest trade show and a great platform to build export sales. [Read More]

3 September 2018

$2.263 Billion Dental Industry Reviewed In Detail
New analysis shows that the dental industry has sales of $2.263 billion underpinned by average yearly growth of 5.7% over the past decade. It's not all good news as in FY2016-17 some sectors within the industry experienced a decline in sales. [Read More]

28 August 2018

ADIA New South Wales' New President Elected
The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products and has elected a new state president for New South Wales. [Read More]

15 August 2018

$566,000 Grant For Local Innovative Dental Product Manufacturer
The Australian Government has awarded an Accelerating Commercialisation Grant to Hygenie Australia Pty Ltd, a small-business dental product manufacturer and member of the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

15 August 2018

National Energy Guarantee Supports Dental Product Manufacturers
Manufacturers and suppliers of innovative dental products depend on access to reliable and affordable energy to grow and create jobs, that's why the dental industry supports the National Energy Guarantee (NEG). [Read More]

9 August 2018

Dental Product Suppliers Face Rising Costs Says Survey
The most recent survey of business confidence amongst manufacturers and suppliers of innovative dental products suggests the sector is facing headwinds from rising costs. [Read More]

7 August 2018

Victoria’s Largest Dental Show Kicks-off This Week
Dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals from around Australia are getting behind the state’s largest regularly held dental event, the 2018 ADIA Victorian Dental Show. [Read More]

31 July 2018

The Unregulated Dental Laboratory Products Myth
The perception held in some quarters of the dental community that dental laboratory products are “unregulated” is entirely incorrect and is being corrected by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

26 July 2018

2018 ADIA Victorian Dental Show Hotels Almost Booked-Out
If hotel room bookings are anything to go by, attendance at the 2018 ADIA Victorian Dental Show will break all records according to the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

24 July 2018

Australia's India Strategy to Support Dental Industry Growth
A landmark strategy paper published by the Australian Government that identifies opportunities to accelerate dental product exports to India has been welcomed by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More].

3 July 2018

2018 ADIA Victorian Dental Show Momentum Builds
Dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals are planning their attendance at the 2018 ADIA Victorian Dental Show, an event that allows them to meet with the leading suppliers of the products used in dentistry. [Read More]

19 June 2018

The Federal Electorates Hit By The Proposed Medical Devices Tax
A new analysis of the medical devices tax lists the twenty federal electorates with largest number of businesses that will be affected by this new impost on supplying low-risk medical devices. [Read More]

13 June 2018

ADIA New Exporters’ Grant Launched
Local dental product manufacturers will find it easier to find new overseas distributors thanks to a grant program established by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

12 June 2018

TGA’s New Complaints Handling Process Gets Dental Industry Support
The Australian Government’s new process to consider complaints about the advertising of medicines and medical devices to the public has been supported by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

4 June 2018

TGA’s New Medical Devices Tax Deserves Public Scrutiny
As 1 July 2018 approaches so does the commencement date for a new medical devices tax proposed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA); however, calls are gathering apace for the new tax to be subjected to public scrutiny. [Read More]

16 May 2018

Senate Backs Review Of Healthcare Digital Imaging Rules
The need for nationally-consistent regulations for the ownership and use of digital imaging equipment used in healthcare has been recognised by an Australian Senate inquiry reviewing red-tape in the healthcare system. [Read More]

9 May 2018

20,000 Reasons To Invest In Dental Equipment Thanks To The Budget
The commitment in the 2018 Australian Government Budget to retain for a further year the accelerated depreciation of businesses assets has been welcomed by the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of innovative dental products. [Read More]

9 May 2018

Budget Commitment To Medical Industry Growth Welcomed
The peak industry body representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products has welcomed the Government’s commitment in the 2018 Australian Government budget to supporting the National Health and Medical Industry Growth Plan. [Read More]

3 May 2018

New Medical Devices Tax Wipes Out Small Business Tax Cut Benefit
Proposals from the Australian Government to impose new cost imposts on suppliers of low-risk medical devices will eliminate the entire benefit of its tax cuts for many small businesses in Australia’s dental industry.

31 Apr 2018

Senate Report Backs Dental Industry Views On Red-Tape
A Senate committee has accepted advice from ADIA that although the Australian Government has a strong track-record of reducing red-tape in the healthcare sector there remains considerable scope for continued reform. [Read More]

30 Apr 2018

2018 ADIA Research Grant Tackles Periodontitis
Pioneering research to address chronic periodontitis has been awarded the Australian Dental Industry Association Research Grant bestowed by the Australian Dental Research Foundation (ADRF). [Read More]

24 Apr 2018

UniSyd Paper On Gifts And The Dental Profession Misses The Mark
An academic paper that seeks to foster debate on the relationship between the industry and professionals has not fully articulated the commitment of business to preserving the independence healthcare professional decision making. [Read More]

23 Apr 2018

Small Business Asks For Delay In New Medical Devices Tax
The nation’s regulator of dental products and other medical devices has been asked to delay the introduction of a proposal that will see businesses pay a new tax to lawfully supply new and innovative products. [Read More]

17 April 2018

TGA Fee Proposal Formally Rejected By Dental Industry
Proposals to levy a new fee on suppliers of medical devices have been formally rejected by the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers. [Read More]

9 April 2018

Australian Dental Industry Award Winners Announced
Businesses that have set the standard for providing sector-wide leadership, innovation, marketing campaigns and building links with the dental profession have been recognised in the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Awards presented in Sydney on 24 March 2018. [Read More]

9 April 2018

Ultradent Products Australia Wins Dental Industry Leadership Award
Ultradent Products Australia was presented with the Australian Dental Industry Leadership Award recognising for its ability to grow from a little-known supplier locally, to an industry partner in just a few short years. [Read More]

9 Apr 2018

My Dental Marketing Wins Dental Industry Marketing Award
My Dental Marketing was presented with the ADIA – Bite Magazine Dental Industry Marketing Award for its development of a pioneering digital marketing course aimed at dental practices. [Read More]

9 April 2018

Centaur Software Wins Dental Industry Innovation Award
Centaur Software was presented with the ADIA – MPT Connect Dental Industry Innovation Award for is development of Mediasuite, software developed locally that integrates most digital imaging (X-Ray) devices used in dentistry. [Read More]

9 April 2018

Henry Schein Halas Wins Dental Industry Partnership Award
Henry Schein Halas was presented with the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Partnership Award recognising its ongoing commitment to Youth With a Mission (YWAM) and its medical ships that host a dental outreach programme in Papua New Guinea. [Read More]

9 April 2018

Carolyn Dean Named Dental Industry Professional Of The Year
Ms Carolyn Dean from My Dental Marketing was named Australian Dental Industry Professional Of The Year recognising not only for her technical knowledge, but also her collaborative work with industry partners and demonstrated commitment to working dental bodies to further their member’s education. [Read More]

20 March 2018

ADIA & BDIA Forge Ties To Support Dental Product Suppliers
The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) and the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) will sign a historic agreement this week to share information and work towards medical device regulatory convergence. [Read More]

16 March 2018

Australia’s Largest Healthcare Tradeshow Is A Week Away
Excitement is building as the nation’s largest healthcare tradeshow, the ADX18 Sydney dental exhibition, approaches. It will be held over 23-25 March 2018 at the International Convention Centre Sydney. [Read More]

13 March 2018

ADX18 Sydney Backs Australian Researchers
The nation’s largest healthcare tradeshow, the ADX18 Sydney dental exhibition, has selected the Australian Dental Research Foundation (ADRF) as its strategic partner. It’s decision that’s been welcomed by stakeholders across the dental industry as a strong sign of support for early career researchers. [Read More]

7 March 2018

TGA’s New Legislation To Cut Dental Industry Red Tape
The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has welcomed the introduction of amendments to the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cth) which will cut red tape associated with the introduction of new dental products to the Australian market. [Read More]

7 February 2018

Dental Industry Sales Volumes Up But Prices Fall
The Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey that assesses sentiment on dental product sales volumes and selling prices suggests that although there was moderate sentiment of an increase in sales volumes, the composite index was weakened by minor sentiment of a decline in selling prices. [Read More]

3 February 2018

Senate Support For Medical Device Reforms Welcomed
A senate committee report recommending the passage of legislation that changes the way the TGA regulates medicines and medical devices has been welcomed by the dental industry's peak business organisation. [Read More]

29 January 2018

Determining The Size Of Australia’s Dental Product Market
A new edition of the Australian Dental Industry Intelligence Report is to be published, providing dental product manufacturers and suppliers with an important tool that will allow them to benchmark their business’ performance and plan for growth. [Read More]

24 January 2018

TGA Reforms Deal Effectively With Illegal Supply
Proposed legislative amendments that provide the TGA with stronger compliance and enforcement powers have been endorsed by ADIA, the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers. [Read More]

17 January 2018

2018 Australian Dental Industry Awards Nominations Open
Businesses across the dental industry are being encouraged to enter the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Awards which recognise the dental product manufacturers and suppliers that have empowered oral health professionals to advance the health and well-being of all Australians. [Read More]

2 January 2018

Dental Industry Bans Gifts To Dental Professionals
Gifts provided by dental product suppliers to dental professionals are banned as a result of the revised code published by the ADIA, the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers. [Read More]

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