The dental industry comprises of businesses that range in size from family businesses through to local operations of multinational therapeutic product suppliers. They share common aspirations for the growth of their business, the creation of jobs, and the financial sustainability of the dental industry. Naturally, they are bound by a universal commitment to the supply of quality dental products and services this is the membership of the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA).
These business manufacture, supply/sell and/or distribute dental products within Australia. Consistent with their obligations under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cth) the products that these businesses supply will appear on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) as managed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). There is a once-off application fee of $250 (ex GST) with the level of membership being determined by annual revenue and payable upon approval:
|Corporate B||$1mil to $2.5mil||$1,195|
|Corporate C||$2.5mil to $10mil||$2,965|
|Corporate D||$10mil to $25mil||$6,470|
|Corporate E||$25mil to $75mil||$13,790|
These businesses provide services to dental practices or sell products that are not listed on the ARTG (and not eligible to join under another category). Examples include suppliers of furniture and dental practice fit-out companies. Other businesses in this category also provide professional service firms such as accountants, lawyers, insurers, business consultants and marketing firms. There is a once-off application fee of $250 (ex GST) with the level of membership being determined by annual revenue and payable upon approval:
|Affiliate 2||$1mil to $2.5mil||$1,195|
|Affiliate 3||$2.5mil to $10mil||$2,080|
What's truly unique about ADIA is that it is an integral part of the dental industry as it is an organisation that was created by members for members. In a practical sense, our members are our owners who set our direction, create the services that support their business and benefit from the results. The best thing is, along the way you can develop some great professional contacts and have a little fun.