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 application dates
15 February 2019
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce the application period for practical examinations in May to July 2019. 
Invitation for tender: preparation for practice
11 February 2019
The Australian Dental Council is calling for research proposals to explore the preparation for practice of newly qualified dental practitioners.&n
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.