The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of products and services to dental practices.​

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Dental Industry News

  • 20,000 Reasons To Invest In Business Infrastructure

    5th May 16

    The 2016 Australian Government budget considerably expands the number of businesses able to access the accelerated depreciation for expenditure on capital items valued at $20,000, providing a real incentive to invest in new equipment More

  • SME's To Benefit From Australian Government Budget

    3rd May 16

    The 2016 Australian Government budget contains initiatives that have been welcomed by the dental industry including a small business tax cut and extension of the $20,000 depreciation arrangements for capital equipment purchases. More

  • Selling Prices & Sales Volumes Sentiment Remains Positive

    2nd May 16

    The sustained growth in the dental industry continues with businesses reporting moderate to high upward pressure on selling prices and volumes according to data in the latest Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey. More

  • ASBFE Ombudsman Seeks Advice On Priorities

    28th Apr 16

    The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has sought advice from the dental industry on the priorities that will ensure legislation and regulations are business friendly. More

  • Dental Industry Red Tape Index Hits Record High

    21st Apr 16

    The Australian Dental Industry Red Tape Index hit a record high of 65.9, a figure that indicates moderate to high increase on the dental industry's regulatory compliance burden over the past quarter. More

Dental Events

  • Introduction to Dentistry – Sydney, May 2016

    27 & 28 May 2016 Sydney, NSW

    For those who have recently gained employment in the Australian dental industry, the ADIA Introduction to Dentistry Course is an excellent program to develop an understanding of dentistry and the many individuals and groups that contribute to oral healthcare.

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  • 2016 ADIA Victorian Dental Show

    17 & 18 June 2016 Melbourne, Victoria

    The 2016 ADIA Victorian Dental Show offers the chance for dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals the opportunity to meet the leading local suppliers of products and services at a boutique event that is held in conjunction with the state convention convened by the Australian Dental Association - Victorian Branch.

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  • TGA Compliance Course – Mod 1 (Jun 2016, Melbourne)

    21 June 2016 Melbourne, VIC

    This training module is presented in layman’s terms and assumes only dental product knowledge at a level presented by a salesperson or dental professional. It assumes no knowledge of the TGA and its legislation. The learning outcome will be: A basic understanding of what dental products constitute a medical device; how such products can be lawfully supplied in Australia; the work of the TGA; and how it impacts upon manufacturers and importers of dental products.

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  • TGA Compliance Course – Mod 2 (Jun 2016, Melbourne)

    22 June 2016 Melbourne, VIC

    This training module assumes a functional understanding of the regulatory standards for dental products administered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and what dental products constitutes a medical devices. The learning outcome will be: A correct classification of a Class I medical devices, the role of the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), pre-market requirements and post-market obligations of suppliers. At the end of the course a participant should be able to correctly make a Class I entry on the ARTG.

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  • TGA Compliance Course – Mod 3 (Jun 2016, Melbourne)

    23 June 2016 Melbourne, VIC

    This module introduces the work of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), its legislation and the obligations of local manufacturers and importers. The learning outcomes are: An understanding of the TGA's role; the regulatory guidance on product safety; what suppliers must tell the TGA; product documentation requirements; and obligations of suppliers to report problems.

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  • TGA Compliance Course – Mod 1 (Aug 2016, Sydney)

    23 August 2016 Sydney, NSW

    This training module is presented in layman’s terms and assumes only dental product knowledge at a level presented by a salesperson or dental professional. It assumes no knowledge of the TGA and its legislation. The learning outcome will be: A basic understanding of what dental products constitute a medical device; how such products can be lawfully supplied in Australia; the work of the TGA; and how it impacts upon manufacturers and importers of dental products.

    More
  • TGA Compliance Course – Mod 3 (Aug 2016, Sydney)

    24 August 2016 Sydney, NSW

    This module introduces the work of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), its legislation and the obligations of local manufacturers and importers. The learning outcomes are: An understanding of the TGA's role; the regulatory guidance on product safety; what suppliers must tell the TGA; product documentation requirements; and obligations of suppliers to report problems.

    More
  • TGA Compliance Course – Mod 2 (Sep 2016, Sydney)

    6 September 2016 Sydney, NSW

    This training module assumes a functional understanding of the regulatory standards for dental products administered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and what dental products constitutes a medical devices. The learning outcome will be: A correct classification of a Class I medical devices, the role of the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), pre-market requirements and post-market obligations of suppliers. At the end of the course a participant should be able to correctly make a Class I entry on the ARTG.

    More
  • Introduction to Dentistry – Sydney, October 2016

    21 & 22 October 2016 Sydney, NSW

    For those who have recently gained employment in the Australian dental industry, the ADIA Introduction to Dentistry Course is an excellent programme to develop an understanding of dentistry and the many individuals and groups that contribute to oral healthcare.

    More