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

Practical examination
16 July 2018
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is releasing practical examination places for eligible candidates who passed their written examination in Marc
ADC CEO Narelle Mills speaks at Statement of Intent signing. Credit: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority
16 July 2018
ADC CEO Narelle Mills speaks at the signing of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme Statement of Intent. Credit. Australian Health P
Dentist working
15 June 2018
Updated versions of the ADC practical examination information package and ADC assessment processes document are now available online.