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

  • Australian Small Businesses Report Positive Business Conditions

    19th May 16

    Results of the latest AusChamber Small Business Survey have been released and with positive sales results and greater overtime utilisation, small businesses are sensing opportunity for employment growth. More

  • TGA Fee rise to exclude cost of regulatory reforms

    11th May 16

    The Australian Government has approved the rate of increase for the fees and charges levied by the TGA at 2.25% for the coming financial year, an amount that will require the agency to fund the cost of implementing regulatory reform. More

  • MRFF Research and innovation strategy consultation

    10th May 16

    The Advisory Board of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is seeking guidance on the Australian medical research and innovation strategy and related priorities that will help set the direction for this $20 billion research fund. More

  • ADIA Dental Workforce In Numbers Report

    9th May 16

    The latest edition of the ADIA Dental Workforce In Numbers Report updated for the first half of 2016 incorporates the latest data on the number of dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals and includes key demographic data. More

  • 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

Dental Events

  • Industry Briefing - Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman

    Wednesday, 8 June 2016 Sydney

    This is a unique opportunity to meet with the new Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Ms Kate Carnell AO. This is a new office and tasked with developing an understanding of, and providing recommendations on solutions to, the issues faced by small business.

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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's New Dental Laboratory Reporting Requirements

    Tuesday, 12 July 2016 Sydney

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has revised the mandatory reporting requirements for those that manufacture and / or supply custom-made medical devices that includes dental crowns, dental bridges, dentures and other work produced by dental technicians and dental prosthetists. To assist the dental community understand the revised reporting requirements, the TGA and the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) are pleased to present this briefing.

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  • TGA's New Dental Laboratory Reporting Requirements

    Wednesday, 13 July 2016 Melbourne

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has revised the mandatory reporting requirements for those that manufacture and / or supply custom-made medical devices that includes dental crowns, dental bridges, dentures and other work produced by dental technicians and dental prosthetists. To assist the dental community understand the revised reporting requirements, the TGA and the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) are pleased to present this briefing.

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  • Industry Briefing - Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman

    Tuesday, 9 August 2016 Melbourne

    This is a unique opportunity to meet with the new Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Ms Kate Carnell AO. This is a new office and tasked with developing an understanding of, and providing recommendations on solutions to, the issues faced by small business.

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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.

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  • 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.

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