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Today's announcement by Health Minister Sussan Ley of a Public Dental Scheme for children and adults is a welcome shift to bipartisan Commonwealth support for dental care as an important part of the Australian health system, says Alison Verhoeven,...

Unless the Commonwealth Government provides continued and adequate funding for dental care, Australian's dental health will continue to suffer, according to the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association. An ad hoc Band-Aid approach simply will not...

Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Bill Shorten and Shadow Health Minister the Hon. Catherine King heard first hand from dentists when they visited a dental practice in Canberra today about the impact on many children's oral health as a result of the...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is calling on Minister Ley to confirm the Government’s commitment to the National Partnership Agreement on Adult Public Dental Services. “World Oral Health Day is the perfect opportunity for the...

A coalition of eight national health organisations is calling on the Commonwealth Government to use next week’s Senate Budget Estimates hearings to reveal its plans for three important dental health programs. Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...