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. 

Latest news

Research image
07 March 2019
Following a competitive tender process, the Australian Dental Council (ADC) has appointed the University of Sydney to complete research into the i
Written examination announcement
27 February 2019
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce written examination application dates for examinations taking place in 16 to 17 Septemb
Practical examination for DH/DT
21 February 2019
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce the application period for the 12 to 13 June 2019 dental hygiene and dental therapy pra