News and Media Home — May 2013
Through the industry news and media centre the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) allows you to keep up to date with changes to the commercial, technical and regulatory environment. For statements from ADIA, visit the media releases section of this website.
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ACCI Survey: Small Business Tells Policy Makers To Take Pressure Off
The latest ACCI Small Business Survey shows that most small business trading conditions have remained below the 50 mark, separating expansion from contraction over the first quarter of 2013, albeit some indications of marginal improvement.
DBA Releases Quarterly Registration Data
The DBA has released its registration data, a table of statistical breakdowns of dental professionals registered, including the types of registration held, principal place of practice, endorsements, ages and gender for the March 2013 quarter.
DBA Scope Of Practice Registration Discussion Paper
On 23 May 2012 the AHWMC released the Scope of practice review oral health practitioners report that made five recommendations concerning the work of dental practitioners.
Current Regulatory Standards For Teeth Whitening Products
New regulatory standards for teeth whitening products that came into force on 1 May 2013 have clarified the continuation of general sales status for teeth whitening products containing 6% or less hydrogen peroxide and / or 18% or less carbamide peroxide,
2013 Australian Government Budget Summary
The Australian Government has handed down its budget for FY2013-14 where Australia’s economy is strong but deficits persist. Commitments to increase funding on dental care remain with a full break-down to be provided at the 2013 ADIA Budget Briefing.
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