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 — 2017 Media releases



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 —
  27 April 2017

ADIA National Office Opened By Small Business Minister
The new national office of the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) was opened by the Minister for Small Business, the Hon. Michael McCormack MP, on 26 April 2017. [Read More]


26 April 2017

Dental Products Sales Growth To Continue According To Report
The latest edition of the Australian Dental Products Business Conditions Survey covers the FY2016-17 third quarter and provides industry sentiment that the growth in dental product sales volumes has been sustained. [Read More]


20 April 2017

Pioneering Periodontal Disease Treatment Research Funded By Grant
ADIA has provided further funding into pioneering research that seeks to develop an innovative treatment option for periodontal disease. [Read More]


11 April 2017

ADX Sydney Growth To Be Driven By Events Sector Leader
Australia’s premier dental event, ADX Sydney, will be transformed following the appointment of an events-sector leader, Ms Linda Gaunt, to the staff of the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]


2 April 2017

90% Of Dental Industry To Benefit From Company Tax Cut
The reduction in company tax rates passed by the Senate last Friday will benefit more than ninety per cent of business in the dental industry according to the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA). [Read More]

  30 March 2017

Company Tax Cut Will Create Med-Tech Manufacturing Jobs
The peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), is calling on the Senate to pass in-full legislation that would reduce the company tax rate from 30% to 25% over ten years to 2026-27. [Read More]


28 March 2017

Senate Report On Medical Device Reform Legislation Welcomed
A senate report recommending passage of legislation to amend the Therapeutic Goods Act (Cth) 1989 has been welcomed as an important red tape reduction measure, making it easier to get market approval for innovative products. [Read More]


20 March 2017

2017 Australian World Oral Health Day Lecture
At the 2017 Australian World Oral Health Day Lecture, Professor Joerg Eberhard, from the University of Sydney will outline how oral diseases affect the health of the whole body, the opportunities and challenges dentistry faces. [Read More]


18 January 2017

Red Tape Reduction Must Be A Priority For New Health Minister
The Australian Dental Industry Association, has welcomed the appointment of the Hon. Greg Hunt MP as Minister for Health. In doing so, ADIA has signalled an intent to work with the new Minister to cut the red tape associated with supplying dental products. [Read More]

  17 January 2016

Inaugural Australian World Oral Health Day Lecture
The first in a series of annual lectures convened by ADIA to support World Oral Health Day will focus on the need to better understand the links between oral and general health. [Read More]

  10 January 2016

Dental Industry Backs Government Stance on Minamata Convention
The ADIA has backed proposals for the Australian Government to run a national communications campaign promoting voluntary installation of dental amalgam waste traps and separators. [Read More]

    2016 RELEASE ARCHIVE >>>

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Dental Industry News

  • TGA Annual Fees To Drop By Five Percent

    29th May 17

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has advised that the annual charges for most medical devices will drop by 5% for FY2017-18, highlighting the regulator's responsiveness to ADIA's advocacy to reduce business' compliance costs. More

  • TGA Reporting Obligations For Local Labs & Importers

    18th May 17

    Local manufacturers and importers of dental laboratory products are being urged to step-up and meet their legal obligations by reporting their activities to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). More