New South Wales
Monday, November 25, 2013
Monday, September 09, 2013
Friday, August 30, 2013
ACCC Submission on Private Health Insurance
Feedback was provided to the ACCC for their report to the Senate on Private Health Insurance. The ADA is disappointed and concerned that its previous submissions outlining examples of private health insurer anti-competitive behaviour seem to have been ignored.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Monday, August 19, 2013
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Copyright and the Digital Economy
The ADA has provided another submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission aiming to obtain an exemption on dental practices having to pay copyright licence fees to play music, as it contributes to patients' therapeutic benefit.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Draft Scope of Practice Registration Standards and Guidelines Submission
The ADA has consulted its members and affiliate societies extensively to ensure that the views presented to the DBA on the scope of practice registration standards and guidelines are those of the profession - 98% of dentists surveyed did not support the DBA's proposed removal of the requirement for supervision of allied dental practitioners.
Monday, June 03, 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
Child Dental Benefits Scheme – Grow Up Smiling
The Australian Dental Association (ADA) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the
development of the Child Dental Benefit Scheme “Grow Up Smiling” – GUS (the Scheme) as
per the Consultation paper. The ADA is encouraged by the Government’s initiative to
provide prevention and treatment for children who are most in need and to address the
reported decline in children’s oral health.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Friday, April 05, 2013
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Inquiry into Adult Dental Services
The ADA has provided a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Adult Dental Services in Australia and looks forward to being able to engage with governments to advise and assist the development of the appropriate dental service delivery models for all Australians.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Monday, March 11, 2013
The ADA seeks ACCC Clarification On Take Home Teeth Whitening Kit Obligations
DoHA made a decision about existing classifications of teeth whitening products under the Poisons Standard that may impact on dentists’ obligations under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The ADA advises members to continue to refrain from giving patients take home whitening kits with >6% hydrogen peroxide and/or >18% carbamide peroxide until we receive an update from ACCC.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Draft HWA Health Professionals Prescribing Pathway
The ADA gave feedback on the HWA’s draft Health Professionals Prescribing Pathway, which has been developed to support a nationally consistent approach to the prescribing of medicines by health professionals other than doctors.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Friday, February 01, 2013
2013-14 Federal Budget Submission
The ADA has provided its views as to how the Australian Government can improve the oral health of Australians in its upcoming Federal Budget for 2013-14.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
DBA's Review of Accreditation Arrangements
The ADA has given feedback to the DBA about its Review of Accreditation Arrangements. Amongst other things the ADA supported separating accreditation functions from registration of dental practitioners and having an independent external organisation perform accreditation.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Inquiry into the Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2012
The ADA has provided comment to the Standing Committee on Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Inquiry into the Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2012 (the Bill). The ADA is well aware that investing in the oral health of children is a sound and sensible initiative. However, the ADA strongly believes that the input of the profession is critical in order for the new arrangements to operate effectively and to ensure that past mistakes are not repeated.
Friday, September 28, 2012
ACCC Submission on Private Health Insurance
The ADA has provided a submission to the ACCC in belief that there are many anti-competitive practices by health insurers in Australia. The ADA feels that these should be brought to the attention of the Commission and the Senate, and therefore has addressed the issues that the Commission is required to address in its report to the Senate.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Building a National Clinicians Network
The ADA has provided a submission of support to the Australian Government in response to its discussion on establishing a National Clinicians Network (NCN). The ADA conceives that such an initiative's effectiveness and acceptance will depend on adequate communication and consultation across all levels of the health sector.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Monday, August 20, 2012
International Criminal History Checks
The ADA has provided feedback to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) on the four options provided for refining international criminal history checks.
Friday, August 17, 2012
International Criminal History Checks
The ADA has provided feedback on options for the refining international criminal history checks as outlined in the AHPRA Public Consultation Paper issued in June 2012.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Teeth Whitening Interim Policy
The Dental Board of Australia has begun a process to review and consolidate its interim policy on teeth whitening/bleaching.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Copyright licence fees for dental practices
The ADA has requested that an exemption be provided to dental practices that broadcast copyright works and recordings from having to pay licence fees to Copyright Collecting Societies under the Copyright Act 1968.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Monday, May 28, 2012
Response to evaluation report
The ADA has made suggestions to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing regarding over the counter teeth whitening products that contain hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide and relevant restrictions.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Friday, February 10, 2012
Friday, January 27, 2012
Friday, January 20, 2012
Thursday, January 12, 2012
PCEHR Legislation Submission
The ADA welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on PCEHR Bill 2011 and the PCEHR (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011.
Friday, January 06, 2012
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Friday, October 28, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Monday, September 05, 2011
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
DBA Supervision Submission
In general terms the ADA agrees that the expectations of supervisors and the practitioners with limited registration need to be clearly set out.
Monday, November 01, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Submission to the Productivity Commission Disability Care and Support
The ADA commends the Productivity Commission for undertaking this review as it demonstrates an important stage in a concerted effort to improve the quality of life of the disabled and those with special needs who for too long have had to endure not only general health issues but also poor oral health and a poor quality of life including dental pain and discomfort.
Friday, August 27, 2010
Friday, August 06, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Monday, March 29, 2010
Professional Attributes and Competencies of the Newly Qualified Dentist
This document describes the type of dentist [“dental practitioner”] needed in Australia. The Australian Dental Council (ADC) will use this document as a reference point in carrying out its key functions of: accreditation of education and training programs for dentists; and assessment of international dental graduates for practice in Australia.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Monday, February 01, 2010
Federal Budget Submission 2010-2011
The ADA is pleased to present its Pre-Budget Submission to the Federal Government for the 2010-11 financial year. This submission contains a range of recommended budget and policy initiatives for the consideration of Government and provides the context and background that have led to these recommendations.
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Monday, October 19, 2009
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Proposal for a National Dental Foundation Year Program
The Australian Dental Association Inc. has advocated the introduction of a dental intern or residency year to the Commonwealth Government on a few occasions, and the Federal ADA President, Dr Neil Hewson, recently gave an undertaking to the Minister for Health and Ageing, Hon Nicola Roxon, to provide a submission.
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Friday, August 21, 2009
Monday, September 03, 2007
Monday, June 04, 2007
Friday, November 24, 2006
2007-2008 Pre-Budget Submission
The oral health of the Australian population is neither very good nor very bad. Many in the community enjoy good oral health, aided by timely access to high quality dental care. By contrast, others in the community suffer from poor oral health, spending excessive periods – sometimes years – waiting to receive basic dental care in our public system. For a country with the financial means such as Australia this situation reflects poorly on our health system.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006
The COAG Health Working Group
The ADA is pleased to respond to COAG's request for information as to how COAG can implement the establishment of a single national registration and single national accreditation scheme in the health sectors.
Monday, October 22, 2001
Thursday, August 31, 2000
The Australian Dental Association's response to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee on the inclusion of health information in the Privacy Bill.
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