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

ADIA Media Releases — 2015 Archive

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is the peak business organisation representing suppliers of products and services to dental professionals. Recognised by stakeholders across government and industry as an authoritative source of policy advice and market intelligence, ADIA is trusted to provide commentary on matters affecting the dental industry and the following is the list of archived 2015 releases.

.Date Issued — Media Release —
12 October 2015

2015 ADIA Queensland Dental Show Interest Builds
Across Queensland’s dental community excitement is building for the upcoming 2015 ADIA Queensland Dental Show. This boutique regional trade show is convened by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

7 October 2015

ADX16 Sydney Confirms Its Premier Dental Event Status
The international reputation of ADX16 Sydney as Australia’s premier dental event has been confirmed with nearly 95% of exhibition booths having been sold in the first sales release. [Read More]

1 October 2015

Dental Industry Red Tape Index Climbs Again
According to a recent survey conducted by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), Australia's manufacturers and suppliers of dental products are facing higher regulatory compliance costs. [Read More]

21 September 2015

Dental Industry Welcomes New Assistant Minister For Health
The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has welcomed the announcement that Mr Ken Wyatt AM MP will become the new Assistant Minister for Health. [Read More]

15 September 2015

TGA's Increased Fees Reduce Competition For Dental Products
The range of dental products available to the Australian market is diminishing as a direct result of the TGA's botched attempt to reduce regulation of medical devices. This is the outcome of reports that ADIA has received from member businesses. [Read More]

14 September 2015

ADIA Life Membership Honour For Pam Clark, Cattani Australia
More than three decades of service to ADIA and the broader dental industry has seen Ms Pam Clark of Cattani Australia receive Life Membership of the Australian Dental Industry Association. [Read More]

30 July 2015

2015 ADIA WA Dental Show Interest Builds
The 2015 ADIA Western Australian Dental Show is being held over 7-8 August 2015 at the Technology Park Function Centre in Bentley, Western Australia. [Read More]

26 June 2015

Medical Device Review Gets Tick From Dental Industry
The report from a comprehensive independent review of medical device regulation has received support from the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products. [Read More]

24 June 2015

Dental Industry Gears Up For Introduction Of New Code
The ADIA and its members are gearing up for the introduction of a new code of practice that is designed to ensure that decisions on management for healthcare needs are based on sound clinical evidence, not driven by incentives or other influences. [Read More]

12 June 2015

TGA To Keep Cash From Bungled Deregulation Attempt
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) looks set to keep the cash it will earn as a result of a bungled attempt to reduce regulatory compliance costs according to the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

26 May 2015

TGA’s Dental Industry Cash-Grab
Proposed regulatory reforms will remove the ability for a business to claim an exemption for the charge associated with putting a product on the ARTG if the sale of the product produces revenue of less than fifteen times the aforementioned charge. [Read More]

4 May 2016

ADIA Board Gains Healthcare Banking Executive
The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of products and services to dental professionals, the Australian Dental Industry Association, has appointed Mr Paul Freeman, a senior healthcare banking executive, to its Board. [Read More]

19 March 2015

ADIA Welcomes Medtech & Pharmaceuticals Growth Centre Chair
The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) welcomes the announcement that Dr Bronwyn Evans has been appointed as the Chair of the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Growth Centre. [Read More]

17 March 2015

Parliamentary Committee Backs Reforms To Laboratory Product Regulation
A report released today from an ACT Legislative Assembly inquiry into the sourcing and supply of custom-made dental products made by dental laboratories has backed calls by the ADIA for there to be greater transparency in the information given to patients. [Read More]

19 January 2015

ADIA Gets Behind The Australian Made Campaign
The peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has become a Campaign Associate of the Australian Made Campaign. [Read More]

14 January 2015

10,000 ADIA Supporters On Facebook Page
Surpassing the milestone of 10,000 supporters on its Facebook page this week, the ADIA has reinforced its reputation in the not-for-profit sector as a leader in communications management and developing online communities. [Read More]

13 January 2015

ADX16 Sydney Seeking Seminar Partners
Associations representing dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals have been invited to offer components of their continuing professional development program as part of the ADX16 Sydney dental exhibition, Australia’s premier dental event. [Read More]

12 January 2016

TGA Red Tape Should Be Cut According To Dental Industry
Increased reliance on the work of overseas regulators will reduce red tape for the domestic medical device sector according to the ADIA, the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers. [Read More]

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