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News & Media

How to make your Employers Guide Profile stand out from the crowd in 3 simple steps

Posted on 7/17/2018
The Employers Guide is a yearly publication that showcases the education and interests of ADASA BDS5 student members. Here’s a quick 3 step guide to ensuring your profile stands out above the rest.

Annual wage review increase announced

Posted on 7/11/2018
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced its annual wage review decision for 2018. The FWC decided a 3.5% increase will come into effect from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2018.

Drink companies pledge sugar reduction but health call for more

Posted on 6/26/2018
The Australian Beverages Council, which is the peak body, for the non-alcoholic beverages industry, has announced its members' intention to reduce the amount of sugar in their products by 20 per cent by 2025.

Beware of “health consumer services” like HealthEngine and Whitecoat

Posted on 6/26/2018
Following revelations that HealthEngine does not allow users to opt out of data collection practices that pass on patient information to third parties, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) urges the public to scrutinise the activities of health se

ACCC calls for simpler, more transparent health insurance

Posted on 6/26/2018
The release of the latest ACCC annual report into the private health insurance industry, Private health insurance report 2016-17, includes a call for funds to make their products more consumer friendly by providing reliable and transparent informatio

How to renew your membership online

Posted on 6/21/2018
A simple step by step guide on how to renew your membership online.

Dental Health Week is encouraging you to Watch Your Mouth this year

Posted on 6/5/2018
Sporting the cheeky tagline "Watch Your Mouth:, Dental Health Week (DHW), which runs from 6-12 August this year, is focusing on promoting the importance of good oral hygiene practices and the importance of regular dental visits.

Get your advertising right with AHPRA’s new testimonials tool

Posted on 5/21/2018
In further recognition of the importance of websites and social media promotion as major marketing tools for dentists and other health practitioners and providers, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has created a new testimo

Private health insurer’s plans to be justified to ACCC in five years

Posted on 5/14/2018
Persistent advocacy by the ADA has resulted in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) applying a shorter, five-year timeframe to exempt HCF's planned dental clinic expansion from potential breaches of competition law.

This year's Budget provides few surprises for the dental profession

Posted on 5/11/2018
The Turnbull Government has handed down its third budget which, as expected, delivered no real surprises for dentists.