The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) is the national association representing companies in the medical technology industry. MTAA aims to ensure the benefits of modern, innovative and reliable medical technology are delivered effectively to provide better health outcomes to the Australian community.


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  • Joint statement by Health Ministers of Australia and New Zealand regarding future of ANZTPA
    21 November 2014
    The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Health for Australia, and the Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health for New Zealand, today announced their governments' agreement to cease efforts to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator, the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA).
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  • Medical technology industry honours outstanding achievement of Australian Professor, Karen Reynolds
    18 November 2014
    Professor Karen Reynolds, Director of the Medical Device Research Institute (MDRI) and Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) at Flinders University has been awarded the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA). The Award acknowledges an individual’s significant and outstanding contribution to the Australian medical technology industry and was announced at the MedTech 2014 conference in Sydney today.
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  • Miniature insertable heart monitor takes out top industry award
    18 November 2014
    The Medtronic Reveal LINQ™, a miniature insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) designed to help physicians quickly and accurately diagnose irregular, and potentially lethal heartbeats, has won the 2014 Kerrin Rennie Award. The winner was announced at the Medical Technology Association of Australia’s annual dinner on Thursday 13 November as part of the MedTech 2014 conference in Sydney.
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  • A healthy Australia through Technology
    18 November 2014
    The manufacturers, suppliers and sponsors of medical technology in Australia are gathering today in Sydney to look towards the future of healthcare in Australia. The MedTech 2014 conference theme IT is changing health, the medtech industry, and creating a healthier Australia provides the backdrop for a variety of international and Australian speakers to reflect on the future direction of the industry with particular focus on the influence of technology on healthcare.
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  • MTAA Annual General Meeting
    4 November 2014
    The Annual General Meeting of the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) was held on Friday 31st October 2014 at Member Company, St Jude Medical’s offices in Lane Cove.
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  • MTAA Welcomes NSW Government Medical Devices Fund Recipients
    31 October 2014
    The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement to award over $6 million to the latest round of recipients under the Medical Devices Fund (MDF)
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  • MBS Reviews and MTAA as the Industry Stakeholder
    24 October 2014
    MTAA and its members expressed their concerns to the Medical Benefits Division (MBD) regarding the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Reviews including the unrecognised but important role of Industry and the review process lacks transparency and consistency. There are many issues of concern with the MBS Reviews, particularly the review process. MTAA has provided a number of recommendations to address these issues of concern.
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  • MTAA welcomes announcement to allow third-party assessment of Australian Manufacturers
    16 October 2014
    Media Release Important Announcement from the Chief Executive MTAA welcomes announcement to allow third-party assessment of Australian Manufacturers The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) welcomes the release of the Australian Government's Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda Report.
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  • Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Health
    24 September 2014
    MTAA has prepared a submission for the Select Committee on Health which has been established to inquire into and report on health policy, administration and expenditure.
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  • MTAA welcomes Government report into STEM future
    3 September 2014
    MTAA welcomes the release of the Australian Government's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM): Australia's Future report.
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