Media Releases
15 August 2017
Dentists welcome the Andrews Government's commitment to improving Victorians' oral health (PDF)

Coming in the wake of Dental Health Week, the Victorian Government's announcement of upcoming consultation on a new strategy to prevent oral disease in Victoria is welcomed by the ADAVB.

24 June 2017
ADAVB and BOQ Specialist reveal winner of $10,000 bursary (PDF)

Dr Kathleen Walsh, owner of Yarra Valley Dental in Yarra Glen, was today awarded the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) and BOQ Specialist $10,000 Practice Bursary.

8 December 2016
Dental profession says no to workplace violence, bullying and inappropriate behaviour (ADAVB Media Release PDF)

The ADAVB is proud to be a signatory on a Joint Position Statement Against Bullying, Harassment and Inappropriate Behaviour in the Oral Health Sector - an Australian first for the health sector. The signing was witnessed and endorsed by Victorian Health and Emergency Services Minister the Hon. Jill Hennessy MP, at 6pm on 7 December 2017. 

 
7 December 2016
Dental profession says no to workplace violence, bullying and inappropriate behaviour (DHSV Media Release PDF)

View the joint position statement.

In an Australian first for the health sector, dental professions have signed a joint position statement against bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour.
It is the first time any group of health professionals have come together to say no to inappropriate workplace cultures in such a powerful way.
The following organisations have signed the pledge:
 
Dental Health Services Victoria
The University of Melbourne
La Trobe University
RMIT University
Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch 
Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association Inc.
Australian Dental Prosthetists Association 
Dental Hygienists Association of Australia 
Australian Dental Council
 
24 October 2016
Energy drinks hide up to 21 teaspoons of sugar (PDF)

 

17 March 2016
High praise from leading health experts for UK's sweet tax on sugary drinks (PDF)

 

3 August 2015
Sports drinks contain up to 13 tsp of sugar, damage teeth (PDF)

 

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