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

COVID-19 Updates

Stay informed with updates relating to COVID-19. Various resources available for you and your business.

If you have any questions or concerns, CLICK HERE to email us.

Fair Work Ombudsman
Coronavirus and workplace laws
Business closures during Coronavirus

Prime Minister Updates
CLICK HERE to view the Prime Minister's transcripts and Media Releases on COVID-19.

State and Territory based updates
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Economic Response to Coronavirus - Supporting businesses to retain jobs
To read the full fact sheet, CLICK HERE.

Economic Response To Coronavirus - Cash flow assistance for businesses summary:
• Assistance around managing cash flow challenges for businesses
• Designed to support small and medium sized businesses
• Cash flow boost intended to keep businesses operating, pay rent, electricity and other bills and retain staff
• The Australian Government to provide up to $100,000 to eligible small and medium sized businesses
• Cash flow boost provides a tax free payment to employers and is automatically calculated by the Australian Tax Office (ATO). There are no new forms required to be filled out

To read the full fact sheet, CLICK HERE.

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)
• Banks pause small business loan repayments. CLICK HERE to read more
• CLICK HERE to view the ACCI COVID-19 Employer Guide - Edition 3 Released
CLICK HERE to view the 2nd Edition of ACCI's JobKeeper Payment - Quick Employer Guide


Workplace Assured 
• Can you temporarily close and stand down employees without pay? CLICK HERE to read more
• Coronavirus and carer's leave: your top three questions answered. CLICK HERE to read more
• Employer's guide to Coronavius. CLICK HERE to read more
• Can you claim workers comp if you have Coronavirus? CLICK HERE to read more

Australian support infolines for further advice regarding COVID-19
Business (Australian Government)
Telephone: 13 28 46

ATO (Australian Tax Office)
Telephone: 1800 806 218

Workplace Assured
Telephone: 1300 575 394

Working from home plan
Trying to make the most of the expected lockdown? So are we! CLICK HERE to see our plans in place to support effective business continuity as we work from home. 

• To keep up to date with travel advice, go to the Smart Traveller website
• For all news related to COVID-19 from the World Health Organization (WHO)
• Current advice from the Australian Government Department of Health
• Essential Information from the Australian Government

Dental Industry News

  • ADIA Urges Australian Government To Ratify Minamata

    6th Nov 18

    Given the impact that the Minamata Convention on Mercury has on the use of dental amalgam, its capture and storage, the Australian Government is facing renewed calls to expedite its ratification by the dental industry. More

  • TGA Releases New Advertising Guidance

    8th Nov 18

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued new guidance material setting out requirements on businesses that advertise medical devices direct to the public. More