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

Member Engagement — National Committees

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Across the dental industry are people who, like you, want to make a difference and that is where the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) can help. Whether your interest is in organising social events, making sure your colleagues from the industry are kept up to date on the latest developments, or you want to help influence government policy, there is an opportunity for you to join with colleagues and make a difference.

Employees of ADIA member businesses come together under the umbrella of an ADIA national committee to support different industry-driven initiatives. The committees are as follows and the full scope of each committee is available via selecting a link below:

ADIA-MSPC Market Statistics Projects Committee —

Over the past five years ADIA has greatly expanded the data published that assesses the current market for dental products and the drivers of demand. Members serving on the ADIA-MSPC Committee have the opportunity to help support the development of research publications. [Read More]

ADIA-TCPC Trade & Commercial Policy Committee —

The purpose of the committee is to allow members to provide input into Australian Government business regulation, industrial relations, tax reform, and international trade initiatives that have an impact on Australia’s dental industry. [Read More]

ADIA-ARC Awards & Recognition Committee —

Through this committee, members establish programs to promote and recognise excellence within Australia’s dental industry that include the Australian Dental Industry Awards, nominations of individuals for honours, and ADIA’s industry service badges. [Read More]

ADIA-CAC Code Administrative Committee —

Businesses that belong to the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) must adhere to the ADIA Code of Practice that seeks to ensure that decisions by dental professionals concerning management (including treatment options) of patient health needs are based on sound clinical evidence, not driven by incentives or other influences. To ensure that the ADIA Code of Practice remains relevant to the businesses that manufacture and supply dental products, the ADIA-CAC Code Administration Committee is convened. [Read More]

ADX20-OC Organising Committee —

This committee provides direction on developing a program of premium exhibition opportunities that maximise the return on investment for member businesses and showcase excellence within the Australian dental industry. [Read More]

ADIA-PRPC Product Regulation Policy Committee —

The purpose of the committee is to allow members to directly engage with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and other regulators to cut the red tape associated with the regulatory standards for supplying dental products and services. [Read More]

ADIA-ISPC Industry Skills Projects Committee —

Through this committee members work to identify the skills needed for the dental industry and ensure that there are opportunities to train new entrants to the industry and to up-skill the existing workforce. [Read More]

As a committee member you get the chance to provide ADIA with advice and guidance on everything from the content of seminars to the type of social events which are convened by ADIA. If you want to make a positive contribution on the direction of the dental industry by having a say on product regulation, tax policy and matters of international trade, ADIA offers you an unparalleled opportunity as a result of its established, high-level engagement with senior bureaucrats and politicians.

In joining an ADIA national committee you open yourself up to many more opportunities for personal and professional growth. The time commitment is typically only an hour or two each month and the more you become involved, the more benefits you can realise. Take the next step in your dental industry career and make a difference by joining an ADIA national committee.

Further Information —

If you have an interest in the work of ADIA's national committees for updates on current activities be sure to subscribe to the Twitter feed @AusDental or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dental.industry. Alternatively, you can contact ADIA national office via email at membership@adia.org.au or by telephone on 1300 943 094.

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