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‘Today is World Oral Health Day—but the news is not good for Australian adults who cannot afford private care’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association spokesperson Dr Chris Bourke. Dr Bourke, who is Australia’s first Aboriginal dentist,...

‘Today’s announcement by the Australian Government of a $14 million grant for development of a vaccine for gum disease is welcome—but at the same time rather ironic’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison...

‘It is high time that we as a nation got serious about improving our oral health’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting Chief Executive Dr Linc Thurecht. ‘And to that end we applaud the Australian Greens for today drawing...

‘The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association welcomes Victorian Labor’s $395.8 million 4-year commitment to school dental services’, AHHA Strategic Programs Director Dr Chris Bourke said today. Dr Bourke says re-introducing a school-based public...

The National Oral Health Alliance (NOHA) today called on the Australian Government to take the lead on oral health disease prevention by boosting public dental health services. ‘This week is Dental Health Week, and a good time to again call for more...

‘We welcome the decision by the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, to restore the $1,000 dental funding cap for Australian children’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association acting Chief Executive Dr Linc Thurecht said today. ‘Last December the...

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