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. 

Office hours

The ADC will be closed on Friday 28 September 2018 for the AFL Grand Final public holiday. The office will reopen Monday 1 October 2018 at 9am. 

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

Latest news

Dental hygiene and dental therapy practical examination
06 September 2018
The Australian Dental Council (ADC) would like to announce the November 2018 practical examination session for eligible dental hygiene and dental t
Role of accreditation project infographic
18 July 2018
As part of its membership with the Health Professions Accreditation Collaborative Forum (the Forum), the Australian Dental Council (ADC) is leadin
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