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

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The revised Professional competencies of the newly qualified dental practitioner are now available to download

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2024 Period 3 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.

Announcement: Appointment of new ADC CEO – Jonathon Kruger

The Board of the Australian Dental Council (ADC) is delighted to announce Jonathon Kruger has been appointed as the new ADC Chief Executive Officer. Following…

Celebrating 30 years of excellence!

On March 15 & 16 the Australian Dental Council celebrated three decades of leading dental assessment and accreditation at the 2024 Assessor, Examiner and Item…

The ADC Candidate Forum 2023

The inaugural ADC Candidate Forum happened on Monday 27 November 2023. We were lucky to have the following luminaries speak on a variety of topics.