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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  • Development Continues on Industry Growth Centres
    8 May 2015
    Susi Tegen Chief Executive welcomed the opportunity to participate, along with other peak bodies and company representatives, in an Industry Forum organised by the Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane to discuss the development and scope of Industry Growth Centres.
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  • Media Release: Patient access to technology must remain a priority
    30 April 2015
    The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA), the peak body for suppliers and manufacturers of medical devices and technology in Australia, strongly supports a system that ensures privately insured patients continue to have access to the full range of medical technology their doctors prescribe, without incurring unexpected costs when they are most vulnerable.
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  • Key Facts and Figures 2014 available now
    9 April 2015
    Be up to date on the latest industry facts and statistics with the MTAA's recently released publication, ‘Medical Technology in Australia: Key facts and figures 2014’ . Also known as the ‘Factbook’, this resource is a useful source of statistical data and facts about the medical technology industry and the healthcare environment in Australia.
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  • Code of Practice Update
    9 March 2015
    The 9th edition of the Medical Technology Industry Code of Practice came into effect on 1 January 2015, having been approved by MTAA members at the AGM on 31 October 2014. The 6-month review process involved extensive consultation with a wide range of stakeholders.
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  • MedTech Knowledge Hub Launch
    9 March 2015
    MTAA has welcomed the NSW Government’s support for an industry-led MedTech Knowledge Hub to improve collaboration and drive growth in an innovative industry. At the launch of the MedTech Knowledge Hub today, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & Investment Troy Grant said the NSW Government was proud to support the MTAA in its endeavours to strengthen the State’s MedTech industry through the new Knowledge Hub.
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  • Online Learning Tool for Bribery and Corruption
    11 February 2015
    Foreign bribery poses a significant risk to Australian companies doing business overseas. It is important that businesses are aware of the risks and take action to minimise them. The Attorney-General's Department has released a new online learning module to help promote awareness of Australia's laws on bribery of foreign public officials.
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  • New Appointment to MSAC Sub-committee
    10 February 2015
    MTAA congratulates Associate Professor Sue O’Malley on her appointment to the Evaluation Sub-committee (ESC) of the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC). Sue is an Associate Member of MTAA and conducts professional development courses on MSAC processes for MTAA.
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  • Expressions of Interest Invited - MTAA Committees and Subcommittees
    13 January 2015
    The Medical Technology Association of Australia is calling for nominations for active members to join the Strategic Committees and subcommittees of MTAA; these Committees provide a vital link between industry members, the Board and Secretariat.
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  • Media Release: Red tape delays deny access to innovative healthcare
    12 January 2015
    Red tape associated with Australia’s current regulatory system results in delayed availability of new medical technologies in Australia and does little to enhance patient safety, according to the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA), who are calling on Government to seize the findings of its current review as an opportunity to further improve Australia’s regulatory system and reduce exposure to potentially unsafe therapeutic goods.
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  • Submission to the Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation
    6 January 2015
    The MTAA has prepared a submission in response to the independent expert panel review of medicines and medical devices regulation, which will report to Government by the end of March 2015 with recommendations to remove regulatory red tape, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of TGAs processes in the context of a global regulatory environment.
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