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

Association History — Past leadership


The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is pleased to celebrate the commitment of the individuals who have worked tirelessly to ensure that the Association continues to be the peak business organisation representing suppliers of products and services to dental professionals.

From the outset, the Association has enjoyed leadership that has served the members and the broader dental industry well and we recognise the contribution of these individuals:

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ADIA Past National Presidents —

1925-28
1928-58
1958-69
1969-78
1978-80
1980-83
1983-86
1986-89
1989-92
1992-93
1993-95
1995-98
1998-2001
2001-04
2004-06
2006-10
2010-12
2012-14
2014-16
2016 —

John Milne
John T Jennings
Clarrie Kelly
Colin W Cormie OBE
Sydney Jensen
Donald R Blackie
Edward Donovan
Ian Hughes
Axel Buchner
Richard C Chancellor
Ian S Anderson
Armin A Roth
Ferd Gritter
Keith Mentiplay
Nigel Davis
Pamela Clark
Daryn Bungey
Trevor Martin
Mike Covey
Phil Jolly

Beyond the National Presidents there are another two groups of professionals that ADIA recognises in its ninetieth year. ADIA Life Members have volunteered a considerable part of both their working and personal lives to the development of a strong trade association, similarly the Chief Executive Officers have all contributed to ensuring that ADIA is today recognised as the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of quality dental products.

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ADIA Chief Executive Officers —

1989-2000
2001-03
2003-09
2010 —

Geoff D Robinson
Mark Dowse
Duncan B Campbell
Troy R Williams

The dental industry is most fortunate that many of these individuals are still with us and making a contribution to not only ADIA, but also the broader dental industry.

To keep up to date on ADIA's evolving history issues you can subscribe to the Twitter feed @AusDental or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dental.industry. Alternatively, you can contact the Association via email at membership@adia.org.au or by telephone on 1300 943 094.

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