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 Special Interest Groups - Get involved

ADIA Special Interest Groups - Get involved

29th Nov 16

Summary —

The ADIA Special Interest Groups work to build a community of individuals within the dental industry that have a shared interest in a particular job function or industry sector.  It's a great opportunity for you to get involved and develop a network of contact.

Key Issues For Consideration —

Earlier this year the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) brought together representatives of the ADIA Board, national committees and state branches to develop the 2016-20 ADIA Strategic Plan.  Of the priories that was set includes providing opportunities for individuals from across the industry to come together, share ideas and build their knowledge.  It’s in that context that employees of member businesses are encouraged to join an ADIA Special Interest Group.

The ADIA Special Interest Groups exist to support employees of member businesses with an interest in a particular job function or industry sector.  As a participant, you’ll get the opportunity to meet liked-minded colleagues and collaborate in matters where there is a shared interest. 


ADIA-EIG Employers’ Interest Group —

This group brings together workplace relations and human resource specialists with an interest in employment law, workplace health and safety in addition to wage and superannuation matter.
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ADIA-MIG Manufacturers’ Interest Group —

With the Australian Government’s focus on high-tech manufacturing, it’s an exciting time for local manufacturers who are happy to share their experience to assist others in facing the same challenges.  [Read More]

ADIA-IIG Implant Interest Group —

A major focus of this group is to strengthen the relationship between industry and professional bodies working with dental implants, so you are sure to benefit from your participation.
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ADIA-OIG Orthodontic Interest Group —

As the sector introduces new orthodontic treatment pathways, this group reviews the opportunities before the sector and works to build stronger relations with orthodontists nation-wide.
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ADIA-LIG Laboratory Interest Group —

Helping individuals adapt to change in the dental laboratory sector is the major focus of this group that believes the dental laboratory sector in Australia has a strong future. [Read More]

ADIA-AIG Software Interest Group —

Promoting the role of software in building dental practice sustainability is a major focus for the group, along with building a shared understanding of the e-health agenda.
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As the ADIA Special Interest Groups conduct most of their business via email, your time commitment isn’t great.  Each group typically convenes once or twice per year and for a schedule of these meetings review the following webpage.


2017 ADIA Special Interest Group Meeting Schedule

Part of the ADIA Member Engagement Framework, the ADIA Special Interest Groups reflect the fact that members set our agenda, fund our activities and directly benefit from the results.  If you’d like to participate, simply visit the page for your group and complete the form.

If you have any questions regarding the ADIA Special Interest Groups please contact the ADIA Membership Services Officer, Ms Belinda Bourke, via email at or by telephone on 1300 943 094.

Currency of Information —

This update was issued on 29 November 2016 and please note that changes in circumstances after the publication of material or information may impact upon its accuracy and also change regulatory compliance obligations.

Disclaimer —

The statements, regulatory and technical information contained herein are believed to be accurate and are provided for information purposes only. Readers are responsible for assessing its relevance and verifying the accuracy of the content. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ADIA will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in relation to or arising as a result of relying on the information presented here. 

This publication is available for your use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence, with the exception of the ADIA logo, other images and where otherwise stated. 

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