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

News & Media — 2016 Media Release 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.

Date Issued — Media Release —

5 December 2016

ADIA Funds New Annual Dental Research Grant
A new research grant that will help the dental industry empower oral health professionals to advance the health and well-being of all Australians has been created by ADIA with a $67,000 donation. [Read More]

2 December 2016

ADX Sydney Cements Premier Event Status With National Accolade
The status of the ADX Sydney dental exhibition as the nation's premier dental event was cemented with recognition in this year's events sector awards presented by the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA). [Read More]

15 November 2016

Recognition For Driver Of Red Tape Reduction
The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of quality dental products, is pleased to announce the presentation of the ADIA President’s Service Award to Mr Trevor Martin of Gunz Dental. [Read More]

8 November 2016

ADIA's New Strategic Plan Focuses On Growing The Market
The new ADIA Strategic Plan contains a vision for an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and well-being of all Australians. [Read More]

7 November 2016

ADIA’s New President To Focus On Building A Sustainable Industry
At its annual general meeting on 4 November 2016, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) elected Mr Phil Jolly of Ivoclar Vivadent as national president for a two-year term. [Read More]

19 October 2016

50,000 Strong Dental Community Masses Online
With more than 50,000 people liking the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) page on Facebook, it's clear there is widespread interest in the dental industry's role empowering oral health professionals to advance the health and well-being of all Australians. [Read More]

15 September 2016

Medical Device Reforms A Huge Win For The Dental Industry
The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has welcomed and strongly endorsed the Australian Government's response to the review of medicines and medical device regulation. [Read More]

14 September 2016

ADIA State Branches Elect New Leadership
The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has an impressive new line-up of state-branch leadership following local elections. [Read More]

8 August 2016

New Home For Dental Industry's Peak Body

The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has purchased new and substantially larger office space in Sydney. [Read More]

18 July 2016 ADIA Welcomes Health Minister’s Reappointment

The reappointment of the Hon. Sussan Ley MP as Minister for Health has been welcomed by the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers, the Australian Dental Industry Association [Read More]

11 July 2016 ADIA Tells Re-elected Turnbull Government To Cut Red Tape

Dental product manufacturers and suppliers across the nation are looking to the re-elected Turnbull Government to continue progress in cutting the red-tape faced by business. [Read More]

14 June 2016 2016 ADIA Victorian Dental Show Kicks Off This Week

More than one thousand dental professionals will this week converge on the Melbourne Convention Centre to look at the latest dental products on display at the 2016 ADIA Victorian Dental Show. [Read More]

8 June 2016
ADX18 Sydney Is What Global Exhibitions Day Is All About

As businesses around the world mark Global Exhibitions Day on 8 June 2016, Australia’s dental community has been energised by the news that the nation’s premier dental event, ADX18 Sydney, will take place at the new International Convention Centre Sydney. [Read More]

6 June 2016 2016 ADIA Victorian Dental Show Momentum Builds

With less than two weeks until the 2016 ADIA Victorian Dental Show excitement is building for the state’s largest regularly scheduled dental trade show. [Read More]

1 June 2016

Dental Industry’s Global Body Gets Aussie Leadership
The global body representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the association of International Dental Manufacturers (IDM) has elected Mr Phil Jolly of Australia as President Elect. [Read More]

11 May 2016

New Reporting Requirements For Dental Laboratory Products
Greater regulatory accountability for dental laboratory products is the outcome of revised mandatory reporting standards for manufacturers and importers introduced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and welcomed by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) [Read More]

5 May 2016

Company Tax Cut Deserves Bipartisan Support
Changes to company tax rates for small and medium-sized enterprises set out in this week’s budget deserve bipartisan support according to the Australian Dental Industry Association. [Read More]

3 May 2016

SMEs In Dental Industry Get Budget Boost
In a pre-election budget that needed to provide an incentive to allow small businesses to create jobs, yet retain an eye on long-term deficit reduction, small businesses were the winner. [Read More]

3 May 2016

Research Grant Provides Hope For Periodontal Disease Treatment
The 2015 ADIA Research Award has gone to Dr Cédryck Vaquette from the University of Queensland and will be used to support research into the controlled manufacturing of fibre-guiding scaffold for promoting functional periodontal ligament attachment. [Read More]

27 April 2016

TGA's Red-Tape Reduction Effort Increases Compliance Costs
A Deloitte Access Economics report has determined that an attempt at reducing the red-tape burden on businesses in the dental industry has failed and resulted in an increase in regulatory compliance costs. [Read More]

21 March 2016

ADX16 Sydney opens and closes with record numbers
The ADX16 Sydney dental exhibition reaffirmed its status as Australia’s premier dental event with opening and closing day visitor numbers exceeding those set when it was last held two years ago. [Read More]

20 March 2016

WOHD Day spreads healthy mouth message with first mobile game
The FDI World Dental Federation and the world’s dental community celebrates World Oral Health Day on 20 March 2016 with the launch of their first-ever mobile game. [Read More]

17 March 2016 ADX16 Sydney Exhibition To Break Attendance Records
Australia’s largest healthcare trade show, the ADX16 Sydney dental exhibition, is set to break all attendance records with the number of pre-event registrations reaching all-time highs. [Read More]
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8 March 2016 ADIA Board Strengthened By Manufacturing Experience
Australia’s peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has appointed Ms Samantha Cheetham of SDI Limited to its Board. [Read More]
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2 March 2016

ADX16 Sydney brings the dental profession together
With more than a dozen organisations from the dental community participating in ADX16 Sydney, an event on-track to attract a record crowd, the nation’s largest healthcare trade show has cemented its reputation as Australia’s premier dental event. [Read More]

14 February 2016

Dental industry welcomes ministerial reappointments
The reappointment of Ministers Ley, Nash and Wyatt have been welcomed by the peak business organisation representing suppliers of products and services to dental professionals. [Read More]

9 February 2016

GST Review must be on the tax reform agenda
peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers is calling on the Australian Government to include the review of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) within its review of tax arrangements. [Read More]

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Media outlets requiring comment from ADIA's Chief Executive Officer on matters associated with the manufacturer and supply of dental products are, in the first instance, invited to contact the ADIA Communications Officer, Ms Elise Mizzi, via email at media@adia.org.au or by telephone on 1300 943 094.

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  • Senate Set To Pass Medical Device Reforms

    3rd Feb 18

    A senate committee has recommended passage of legislation that will cut the the red tape associated with introducing new dental products to the Australian market. It's a legislative reform that ADIA has long argued for. More

  • Patient Implant Cards - A 19th Century Reform

    1st Feb 18

    Thanks to ADIA's advocacy, the dental industry looks set to escape a proposed TGA reform that would require patient information 'cards' to be provided to patients, a reform that ignores advances in electronic patient records. More

  • ADIA's Policy Advocacy Delivers New Approval Pathway

    30th Jan 18

    More expedient Australian market approval for new dental products is what legislative reforms before the parliament will achieve, something made possible as a result of ADIA's policy advocacy over a number of years. More

  • Research To Determine Dental Product Market Growth

    29th Jan 18

    A new edition of the Australian Dental Industry Intelligence Report has been commissioned by ADIA, research that will provide the industry with the most authoritative assessment of the Australian dental products market. More

  • TPP Agreement Supports Medical Devices Trade

    25th Jan 18

    For the dental industry, and medical devices sector more broadly, the TPP Free Trade Agreement will improve the information available to importers and exporters and reduce unnecessary delays in approvals, improving standard-setting. More

  • TGA Reforms Deal Effectively With Illegal Supply

    24th Jan 18

    Proposed legislative amendments that provide the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) with stronger compliance and enforcement powers and graduated penalties for non-compliant behaviours has been endorsed by the dental industry. More

  • Dental Product Geospatial Market Analysis Launch

    9th Jan 18

    Dental product manufacturers and suppliers will gain new insights into the changing nature of the market thanks to ADIA’s pioneering geospatial mapping tool to be launched at the ADX18 Sydney dental exhibition. More

  • New Code Protects Professional Independence

    5th Jan 18

    Ensuring that decisions taken by dental professionals on patient diagnostic and treatment options are independent of undue influence by product suppliers is what underpins the industry's new code of practice. More

  • 2018 Priorities — Members making a difference

    1st Jan 18

    More market data, activities to drive sales, industry training and cutting red-tape are the projects that will be delivered in 2018, outcomes all made possible thanks to an engaged membership. More

  • Senate To Review Dental Industry Red Tape

    28th Dec 17

    ADIA has been invited to provide advice to the Senate’s select committee on red tape which is reviewing how the health sector is disadvantaged by regulations that are burdensome, complex, redundant or duplicated across jurisdictions. More

  • Dental Industry Welcomes New Jobs & Innovation Ministers

    20th Dec 17

    The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has welcomed the new Ministerial line-up that focusses on the creation of jobs and innovation by small businesses. More

  • 3D Printed Products - Industry Leads Regulatory Reform

    11th Dec 17

    The dental industry is leading the charge in development of new regulatory standards for 3D printed medical devices with the aim of allowing the sector to adopt this pioneering new technology as it evolves. More

  • ADIA Members To Get Geospatial Market Data

    8th Dec 17

    The dental industry will next year have access to the latest geospatial tools to analyse the market for dental products thanks to a major investment in member services by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). More

  • Number Of Dentists In Australia Climbs 3% to 16,732

    5th Dec 17

    The latest edition of the Australian Dental Workforce In Numbers Report shows the growth in the number of registered dentists to June 2017 was 2.9%, a rate slightly slower than the growth over the overall workforce. More

  • ADIA Members Invited To Participate In Code Admin.

    1st Dec 17

    ADIA member business are have the opportunity to strengthen the reputation of the dental industry as an ethical supplier of products by becoming involved in the committees that reviews the ADIA Code of Practice. More

  • ADSO's Formation To Provide Sector Leadership

    30th Nov 17

    As the transformation of dental practice ownership continues apace, the formation of an Association of Dental Support Organisations (ADSO) local chapter provides the sector with direction and a focus point for stakeholder engagement. More

  • Industry Gears Up For New Code Of Practice

    29th Nov 17

    The dental industry is preparing for a new edition of the ADIA Code Of Practice that seeks to ensure the dental industry's promotional activities do not inappropriately a healthcare professional's decision on patient treatment planning More

  • Goverment To Pay Its Small Business Bills Faster

    24th Nov 17

    Responding to advocacy by ADIA and other industry associations, the Australian Government has announced that for contracts worth up to $1 million it will pay invoices within twenty days, significantly improving small business cashflow. More

  • ADIA Briefs Prime Minister On Small Business Issues

    22nd Nov 17

    The important role that member businesses play in determining policy reform priorities comes to the fore as ADIA briefs the Prime Minister in parliament house on the issues important to small businesses in the sector. More

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