Welcome to the Australian Dental Council

Role of the Australian Dental Council

Formed in 1993, the Australian Dental Council (ADC) is an independent organisation appointed by the Dental Board of Australia (DBA) to conduct assessment and accreditation functions for the dental professions under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS).

The ADC is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. It holds charity status under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and is funded by a grant from the DBA and fee for service activities. 

Australia Day public holiday

The ADC will be closed on Monday 28 January for the Australia Day public holiday. The office will reopen on Tuesday 29 January at 9am. 

If you have any questions during this time, please complete the form on the Contact Us page

Latest news

Update practical examination application
23 January 2019
Due to overwhelming interest for practical examination places in April and May 2019,  the expression of interest period is now closed. 
Dental instruments
16 January 2019
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce the availability of additional practical examination places in April and May 2019.&nbsp
Practical examination application periods
08 January 2019
The Australian Dental Council is pleased to announce the practical examination application period for sessions in March and April 2019.