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

Service Awards & Honours


Over more than ninety years the success and continued growth of the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) can be attributed to the significant contribution by key leaders who have volunteered so much of their time to advance the interests of the Association and its members. To ensure that the commitment of these individuals is both recognised and not forgotten, ADIA has long-standing honours system that is both internationally renowned and respected.

ADIA Life Membership —

The highest honour that the ADIA Board can bestow on an individual, ADIA Life Members have volunteered a considerable part of both their working and personal lives to the development of a strong industry association, often as a personal and commercial cost. [Read More]

ADIA Meritorious Service Award —

The ADIA Meritorious Service Award is the second highest honour that the Association can bestow. It recognises, celebrates and thanks the individuals who make a difference by supporting the work of the Association for the benefit of its members. Under guidelines published and periodically revised by the ADIA Board recipients must have been employed by a member for more than a decade and rendered service to the Association for the same period. Above all, they must be widely recognised for their professionalism and high ethical standards. [Read More]

ADIA President's Service Award —

The ADIA President’s Service Award criterion requires recipients to have made a contribution that spans at least three years, including the year in which the award is bestowed. They should have made an exceptional contribution that sets themselves apart from the services rendered each year by the many employees of ADIA member businesses that support the Association’s activities. [Read More]

ADIA and the broader dental industry have benefited greatly from the time, energy and services freely given by these individuals. The success that ADIA continues to enjoy in policy advocacy, publication of industry statistics and trade shows can be largely attributed to the contribution that these individuals have made.

To keep up to date on ADIA's work supporting the dental industry, 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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Dental Industry News

  • ADIA Named Association Of The Year

    18th Jul 17

    In front 300+ stakeholders from the NFP community, ADIA won the 'Association Of The Year' award in recognition of its ability to work with members to allow businesses in the dental industry to grow, create jobs and operate sustainably. More

  • ESV Revises Regulations For Dental Chair Installation

    13th Jul 17

    As a result of ADIA's policy advocacy, the Victorian electrical regulator has cut the red-tape associated with installation of dental chairs by setting aside the requirement that installations be approved by a licensed inspector. More