NEWS & MEDIA

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Media Release

ADAQ and BOQ Specialist Bursary Applications Now Open

9/26/2022

ADAQ

In partnership with BOQ Specialist, ADAQ is offering two bursaries ($5500 each) that recognise and help dental professionals who are committed to learning and development.

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News Story

ADAQ President Dr Matthew Nangle on ABC North Queensland Breakfast with Michael Clarke

8/1/2022

ADAQ

ADAQ President Dr Matthew Nangle joins ABC North QLD Breakfast radio host Michael Clarke to discuss Dental Health Week, ADA oral health survey and how much toothpaste is enough.

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News Story

Dr Norah Ayad on ABC Brisbane Breakfast with Craig Zonca and Loretta Ryan

6/29/2022

ADAQ

ADAQ Past President and Gold Coast Councillor Dr Norah Ayad, was recently on ABC Brisbane Breakfast radio with Craig Zonca and Loretta Ryan, to discuss the annual ADA survey.

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News Story

Dr Norah Ayad on 4BC radio with Sofie Formica

6/27/2022

ADAQ

ADAQ Past President and Gold Coast Councillor Dr Norah Ayad on 4BC radio talking to Sofie Formica about how Queenslanders have been avoiding the dentist.

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News Story

Dr Michael Foley recognised with Order of Australia honour

6/14/2022

ADAQ

Dr Foley has been recognised for his efforts, appointed a member of the Order of Australia for significant service to community health and to dental education.

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News Story

Stop the Rot

4/13/2022

ADAQ

The Australian Dental Association advocates for the government to support oral health care of aged care citizens.

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News Story

ADA is calling major parties to prioritise dentistry this federal election

4/6/2022

ADAQ

Following a recent request to ADA members by the President Dr Mark Hutton to lobby the major political parties in the run up to next month’s federal election by putting pressure on candidates in their electoral area.

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News Story

Important Changes to the Medicines and Poisons Act

9/30/2021

ADAQ

Recently, there have been some important changes to the regulations for the Medicines and Poisons Act 2019 (Medicines and Poisons Act).

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Media Release

BOQ Specialist Bursary Applications Open

9/14/2021

In partnership with BOQ Specialist, ADAQ is offering two bursaries ($5500 each) that recognise and help dental professionals who are committed to learning and development.

Submission

ADAQ's submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

7/14/2021

ADAQ

ADAQ has made a submission to the TGA regarding announced changes to the legislation for Dentists who manufacture, import or supply custom-made medical devices.

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ADAQ Update

What dentists need to know about the QScript rollout

7/9/2021

ADAQ

QScript is Queensland’s real-time prescription monitoring system and it is one step closer to being implemented for health practitioners to use.

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ADAQ Update

Diet & Oral Health—How eating & drink habits affect our teeth

4/21/2021

ADAQ Oral Health Promotion Committee

The reality is our eating habits play a major role in tooth decay, which is a diet related disease. Sugars in the food and drinks we eat are taken up by bacteria, producing acids that attack the outer layer of tooth enamel.

ADAQ Update

Have your say on proposed refinements to regulation of personalised medical devices

4/21/2021

ADAQ

We encourage all Members to read the consultation paper and provide their views on the proposed refinements.

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ADAQ Update

Volunteering Opportunities - May 2021

4/21/2021

ADAQ Oral Health Promotion Committee

The reality is our eating habits play a major role in tooth decay, which is a diet related disease. Sugars in the food and drinks we eat are taken up by bacteria, producing acids that attack the outer layer of tooth enamel.

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ADAQ Update

Play it Safe this Mouthguard March

3/2/2021

ADAQ Oral Health Promotion Committee

Mouthguard March is an oral health campaign that urges the public to protect their smiles and seek custom fitted mouthguards from Dental professionals.

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Media Release

An update on active ingredient prescribing

1/18/2021

Professor Paul Kelly

From 1 February 2021, all PBS and RPBS prescriptions must include active ingredient name(s). The below article details the changes, what prescribers need to do and where they can get more information.

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ADAQ Update

COVID-19 Update - 17 December 2020

12/18/2020

A COVID-19 cluster is emerging in the Northern Beaches area of Sydney. Queensland’s Chief Health Officer (CHO) has imposed some restrictions on visitors to Queensland.

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Media Release

ADAQ and BOQ CPD Bursary recipients

12/7/2020

Queensland dentists, Dr Mia Zhu and Dr Georgia Sheahan, have been awarded the 2020 Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch (ADAQ) and BOQ Specialist Bursary.

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ADAQ Update

AHPRA Registration Renewal Changes

10/21/2019

Jodie Baker

This year there are changes to the renewal questions about working with blood borne viruses.

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Media Release

Mandating water fluoridation in Queensland

3/1/2019

The Australian Dental Association - Queensland Branch (ADAQ) is calling on the Queensland Government to mandate water fluoridation in Queensland.

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Submission

Pre-budget Fluoridation Submission 2019-2020

2/12/2019

Pre-budget submission to the Queensland Government to mandate water fluoridation in Queensland.