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The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is the independent accreditation authority for the Australian dental professions.

We work to protect the health and safety of the public by ensuring dental practitioners meet the high standards required of the dental professions in Australia.

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From 1 July 2023, all accreditation activities will be assessed against the revised Professional competencies of the newly qualified dental practitioner

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The role of accreditation in improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes in dental education

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The ADC releases its Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

This is the first formal step in our reconciliation journey.

Our vision for reconciliation is a healthcare system that is free of racism; where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are respected, and knowledges are embedded in the education and assessment of dental practitioners in Australia.

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Image: Lani Balzan, 2021, Commitment to reconciliation, Digital artwork, Commissioned by the ADC

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2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period stages have been released

The 2024 Period 1 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period will be open in two stages.

The Australian Dental Council is seeking applications from Dentists and Community members for the Assessment Committee

Applications open for two upcoming vacancies on the Assessment Committee.

Announcement from the ADC Board of Directors

The Board of the Australian Dental Council (ADC) announces the resignation of our Chief Executive Officer, Narelle Mills, who will conclude her tenure in March 2024.

2024 Period 1 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period stages have been released

The 2024 Period 1 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period will be open in two stages.