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.

Date Issued — Media Release —

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]

2017 RELEASE ARCHIVE >>>

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Media outlets requiring comment from ADIA's Chief Executive Officer on matters associated with the manufacturer and supply of dental products are, in the first instance, invited to contact the ADIA Communications Officer, via email at media@adia.org.au or by telephone on 1300 943 094.

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Dental Industry News

  • TGA Cost Recovery Guidelines Updated

    9th Apr 18

    The Australian Government has released new guidance as to how the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) implements cost recovery activities associated with the regulation of medicines and medical devices. More

  • TGA Proposes Application Fee For Class 1 Devices

    5th Mar 18

    The TGA is proposing to levy for the first time an application fee for placing Class 1 medical devices on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), a proposal that will significantly add business compliance costs. More

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