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Read the latest news affecting the dental profession.

24 Mar 2017

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to state and territory committees of the Dental Board of Australia.
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20 Mar 2017

Video for dental practitioners

As part of the World Oral Health Day 2017, the Dental Board of Australia (the Board) is launching a video for dental practitioners: An overview of your obligations as a registered dental practitioner.
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15 Mar 2017

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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02 Mar 2017

Dental regulation at work: Protecting the public in 2015/16

A profession-specific annual report summary that looks into the work of the Dental Board of Australia over the year to 30 June 2016 has now been published.
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02 Mar 2017

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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02 Feb 2017

Dental practitioner disqualified by tribunal for professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct

A dental practitioner has been disqualified for two years and six months and ordered to pay the Dental Board of Australia’s (the Board) costs fixed at $90,000 after a tribunal found him guilty of professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct.
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31 Jan 2017

Tribunal reprimands and suspends dental practitioner

The Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal (the tribunal) has reprimanded Miss Natasha Abel and suspended her dental registration for professional misconduct.
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16 Jan 2017

Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published

Individual annual report summaries for each state and territory, offering insights into how the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme is operating across Australia, have now been published.
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05 Jan 2017

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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05 Jan 2017

Updated information for dental hygienists, dental therapists and oral health therapists

The Board has updated information for dental hygienists, dental therapists and oral health therapists, including frequently asked questions (FAQ).
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News Archives

2016

29 Dec 2016

Specialist registration in oral surgery

The Board recently approved a new program of study - the University of Sydney’s Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) program, which will take effect from 1 January 2017.
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22 Dec 2016

School dental therapist’s registration cancelled

A school dental therapist has had her registration cancelled after acting outside her scope of practice and providing inadequate or inappropriate treatment over a seven year period.
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13 Dec 2016

Guidance issued on endorsements about scheduled medicines

The Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) has recently endorsed Guidance for National Boards: Applications to the Ministerial Council for approval of endorsements in relation to scheduled medicines under section 14 of the National Law1 (the Guidance).
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08 Dec 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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06 Dec 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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21 Nov 2016

Dental practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Dental practitioners have until 30 November to renew their registration on time.
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18 Nov 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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17 Nov 2016

Tasmania office closure and new location

AHPRA’s Tasmanian office will be closed to the public on Friday 18 November 2016 and will reopen on Monday 21 November 2016 at a new location. The office will continue to be located in Hobart.
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11 Nov 2016

Public consultation paper released

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) is releasing this public consultation paper on the proposed entry level competencies (the proposed competencies) for endorsement for conscious sedation.
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10 Nov 2016

Annual Report reveals how the Board worked to protect the public in 2015/16

The Dental Board of Australia intensified its focus on infection prevention and control requirements for registered dental practitioners during 2015/16, according to information released by AHPRA today in its 2015/16 annual report.
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26 Oct 2016

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2016-20.
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21 Oct 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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20 Oct 2016

Newsletter from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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18 Oct 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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17 Oct 2016

Tips for dental patients

Today, the Dental Board of Australia (the Board) has launched its first ever video for patients to help make sure they are getting safe care from their dental practitioners.
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14 Oct 2016

Students seeking registration urged to apply online now

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10 Oct 2016

Video explains online renewal of registration which is now open

A new video explains online renewal of registration which is now open for dental practitioners.
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04 Oct 2016

More information about your advertising obligations

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) today published further information to help registered health practitioners to better understand their advertising obligations.
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22 Sep 2016

Tribunal highlights the importance of dentists adhering to professional responsibilities

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) reprimanded Dr Ayu Abdullah and found she had engaged in professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct, after her treatment of a patient was found to be ‘of an ongoing poor standard.’
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09 Sep 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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01 Sep 2016

Dental Board of Australia fees set for 2016/17

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) has announced the national registration fee for dental practitioners for 2016/17.
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19 Aug 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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27 Jul 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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21 Jul 2016

Request for Quote

The Board is looking to develop an outcome based assessment model for overseas trained dental specialists applying for specialist registration in Australia.
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12 Jul 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Dental Board of Australia’s list of approved members for equivalence assessment panels
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01 Jul 2016

Revised PII standard for all dental practitioners takes effect from today

In December 2015, the Board published a revised registration standard for professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements that takes effect from today.
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01 Jul 2016

Overseas-qualified dental specialist applications - important changes

From 1 July 2016, the Board will assess all applications from overseas-qualified applicants for specialist registration.
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01 Jul 2016

New entry-level competencies for dental specialists

The Board has published new entry-level competencies for dental specialists.
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09 Jun 2016

Funding determination for Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has received a letter from the Queensland Government, formally notifying of the determination of fees to be paid from AHPRA to the Queensland Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) for 2015-2016.
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08 Jun 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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06 Jun 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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03 Jun 2016

Request for Quote

The Board is looking to develop an outcome based assessment model for overseas trained dental specialists applying for specialist registration in Australia.
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18 May 2016

Newsletter from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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18 May 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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07 Apr 2016

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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01 Apr 2016

Dental regulation at work in Australia, 2014/15

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) has released its report for 2014/15.
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29 Mar 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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23 Mar 2016

Call for applications

Call for applications for appointment to the Dental Board of Australia’s list of approved members for assessment panels
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22 Mar 2016

Overseas trained dental specialist applications - important changes

The Board has published important information on how it intends to assess applications for specialist registration from overseas trained dentists.
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08 Mar 2016

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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25 Feb 2016

Tribunal reprimands, removes dentist from register

A tribunal has reprimanded a dentist and removed his name from the register of practitioners.
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12 Feb 2016

Protecting the public: Local data summaries from a national scheme

Local reports have today been released for each state and territory on Australia’s regulatory scheme for health practitioners, providing a unique insight on local outcomes within a national scheme.
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04 Feb 2016

Continuing Professional Development Resources

The revised registration standard for continuing professional development (CPD) has been in effect since 1 December 2015.
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04 Feb 2016

Honour for Board member

Dental Board of Australia member recognised in Australia Day honours.
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2015

23 Dec 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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22 Dec 2015

Health practitioner regulation: Learn how you’re protected

A new video and an accompanying infographic explaining the Australia-wide scheme that is in place to protect members of the public were launched today by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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14 Dec 2015

Newsletter from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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10 Dec 2015

Revised standards for PII arrangements published today

A revised registration standard for Professional indemnity insurance (PII) arrangements has today been published by the Dental Board of Australia.
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07 Dec 2015

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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03 Dec 2015

Are you a graduate applying for registration?

Read this important information that explains what you need to know.
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01 Dec 2015

Revised registration standards take effect from today

Revised registration standards for Continuing professional development (CPD) and Recency of Practice take effect today.
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30 Nov 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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20 Nov 2015

Dental practitioners reminded to renew registration by 30 November

Dental practitioners have until 30 November to renew their registration to avoid paying a late fee.
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18 Nov 2015

National drug screening protocol

There are health practitioners with a history of substance misuse who have restrictions placed on their registration. These restrictions are generally designed to keep the public safe while the practitioner remains in practice.
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16 Nov 2015

Final-year students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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06 Nov 2015

2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched

The 2014/15 National Scheme annual report, including a report from the Board, has been published.
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06 Nov 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique. 
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04 Nov 2015

Infection prevention and control in dentistry

The Dental Board of Australia (the Dental Board) together with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) hosted a forum on Thursday 22 October 2015 with some of our key partners to focus our attention on effective infection prevention and control by dental practitioners.
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30 Oct 2015

Revised standards for all dental practitioners published today

Revised registration standards for continuing professional development (CPD) and recency of practice have today been published by the Dental Board of Australia (the Board), which regulates Australia’s 21,000 registered dental practitioners.
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27 Oct 2015

Revised Endorsement for Conscious Sedation Registration Standard

The Dental Board of Australia's revised Conscious Sedation Registration Standard is in effect from today.
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14 Oct 2015

Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) have published the health profession agreement (HPA) for 2015/16.
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01 Oct 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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28 Sep 2015

Online renewal of registration is now open

Online renewal of registration is now open for dental practitioners registered in Australia.
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24 Sep 2015

Newsletter from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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11 Sep 2015

Update your contact details to receive registration renewal reminders

Are your contact details up to date? Registration renewal reminders will be sent to registrants soon.
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03 Sep 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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02 Sep 2015

The Dental Board of Australia sets fee for 2015/16

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) has announced the national registration fee for dental practitioners for 2015/16.
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31 Aug 2015

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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13 Aug 2015

Court outcome shows regulation at work protecting patients

A man who pretended to be a dentist in Victoria today pleaded guilty to the 17 charges filed against him by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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10 Aug 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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16 Jul 2015

Board and Dental Council of NSW remind all practitioners of infection control obligations

The Chair of the Dental Board of Australia and the President of the Dental Council of NSW have written to practitioners to remind them of their infection control obligations under the National Law.
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16 Jul 2015

Infection control obligations under the National Law

The Dental Board of Australia and AHPRA have published a fact sheet outlining the infection control requirements for dental practitioners.
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06 Jul 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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02 Jul 2015

Tips for dental patients

The Dental Board of Australia and AHPRA have created ‘Tips for dental patients’ to help members of the public make sure they are getting safe care from their dental practitioner.
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02 Jul 2015

Regulation at work protecting patients

Australia’s health regulators are working in partnership to enforce infection control standards in dental practice and take action to manage risk to patients.
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01 Jul 2015

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect today

Revised English language and criminal history standards take effect from today.
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22 Jun 2015

AHPRA acts on more unregistered individuals

AHPRA is calling for people who have been treated by unregistered individuals in Melbourne’s northern suburbs to come forward, amid concerns about sub-standard dental care and poor infection control.
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12 Jun 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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10 Jun 2015

AHPRA takes action to protect patients

AHPRA has charged a man who is not registered or qualified in Australia with pretending to be a dentist and allegedly providing dental treatment to people in Victoria.
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09 Jun 2015

Honour for Board member

Dental Board of Australia member recognised in Queen's Birthday honours.
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25 May 2015

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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21 May 2015

Revised criminal history registration standard will take effect from 1 July

A revised criminal history registration standard will come in to effect for all registrants from 1 July 2015.
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21 May 2015

Revised English language skills registration standards taking effect from 1 July

Revised English language skills registration standards take effect from 1 July for all registrants.
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04 May 2015

Call for views on how we approach regulation

National Boards and AHPRA are seeking feedback through an online survey on the regulatory principles that were launched in July last year.
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30 Apr 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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29 Apr 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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17 Apr 2015

Call for applications

The Dental Board of Australia (the Board) invites applications from experienced dentists with specialist registration in oral surgery or oral maxillofacial surgery interested in being included on an approved list of potential members for appointment to the Oral Surgery Panel.
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23 Mar 2015

Security alert - keep your web browser updated

We are making changes to our websites to make sure that your information is kept safe.
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17 Mar 2015

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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13 Mar 2015

Dental practitioner reprimanded and fined

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has reprimanded and fined Dr Ari Masters and imposed conditions on his registration for unprofessional conduct.
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03 Mar 2015

Practitioner ordered not to reapply for registration

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found that Dr Patrick O’Brien behaved in a way that constituted unsatisfactory professional conduct, and ordered him to not reapply for registration as a health practitioner.
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18 Feb 2015

Adelaide office closed for relocation

The Adelaide office will be closed for relocation from Thursday 19 February 2015 and will re-open on Monday 23 February 2015 at 12.00pm.
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16 Feb 2015

AHPRA strengthens national drug screening

AHPRA and National Boards to introduce hair testing for all practitioners with substance related impairment.
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04 Feb 2015

New approach to international criminal history checks launches today

A new procedure for checking international criminal history that provides greater public protection takes effect today.
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2014

24 Dec 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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19 Dec 2014

Tribunal cancels dental practitioner’s registration

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has cancelled Dr John Ham’s registration from 12 December 2014 and disqualified him from applying for registration for six months from that date.
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10 Dec 2014

Newsletter from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest newsletter.
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03 Dec 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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02 Dec 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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02 Dec 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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21 Nov 2014

The Dental Board of Australia releases a report of its work

The Dental Board of Australia has published a report of its work in regulating the dental professions in the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme during 2013/14.
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21 Nov 2014

National Board reminds dental practitioners to renew registration by 30 November

Dental practitioners have less than two weeks to renew their registration with the Dental Board of Australia to avoid paying a late fee.
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13 Nov 2014

New approach to International criminal history checks

From early 2015, National Boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) will implement a new procedure for checking international criminal history.
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10 Nov 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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07 Nov 2014

2013/14 National Scheme Annual Report published

AHPRA and the National Boards have released their 2013/14 Annual Report on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
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17 Oct 2014

Call for applications

Applications are now sought for appointments to upcoming vacancies for chairs (from practitioner members), practitioner members and community members.
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13 Oct 2014

Final-year students urged to apply for registration online now

Final-year students who will soon complete an approved program of study can go online now to apply for registration before they graduate.
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09 Oct 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for dental practitioners to join the Dental Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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07 Oct 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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02 Oct 2014

Victorian man pleads guilty to pretending to be a registered dentist

Victorian man, Mr Adel Abraham, last week pleaded guilty to 12 counts of carrying out dental acts that are restricted by law and one count of pretending to be a registered dentist.
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23 Sep 2014

Online renewal of registration is now open

Online renewal of registration to practise in Australia is now open for dental practitioners.
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18 Sep 2014

Media release

The Board and AHPRA publish the Health Profession Agreement for 2014/2015.
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09 Sep 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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27 Aug 2014

Media release

The Dental Board of Australia has announced the registration fees for dental practitioners for 2014/15.
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14 Aug 2014

We have new homepages!

Today we have launched new homepage designs across all our websites.
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11 Aug 2014

Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) now available online

Registered health practitioners using the AHPRA portal can now request a Certificate of Registration Status (CoRS) online.
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08 Aug 2014

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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29 Jul 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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24 Jul 2014

Media release

The National Boards are calling for feedback on guidelines on the regulatory management of health practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases.
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14 Jul 2014

Media release

On 1 July 2014 all Boards and AHPRA launched refreshed regulatory principles for regulating in the public interest. It also marked our 4th birthday and new arrangements in Qld.
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07 Jul 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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01 Jul 2014

Call for applications

Call for applications for dental practitioners to join the Dental Board of Australia's list of approved persons for appointment to panels.
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01 Jul 2014

Revised scope of practice registration standard

The Dental Board of Australia's revised Scope of practice registration standard is in effect from today.
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30 Jun 2014

Newsletter from the Board

The Board releases its latest newsletter.
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24 Jun 2014

Call for applications for appointment to state and territory committees of the Dental Board of Australia

Applications are sought from registered and experienced dentists to the following committees of the Dental Board of Australia (the Board):
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16 Jun 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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13 Jun 2014

Call for applications - Registration and Notification Committees

Call for applications for registered and experienced dentists to join the Dental Board of Australia Registration and Notification Committees.
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04 Jun 2014

Important information - Scope of practice registration standard and guideline

The Dental Board of Australia has published an email sent to practitioners about the recently released scope of practice registration standard and associated guidelines.
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26 May 2014

Media release

Board publishes Scope of practice registration standard and guidelines to come in to effect 30 June.
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22 May 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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20 May 2014

Media release

Updated Advertising guidelines published today by National Boards.
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19 May 2014

Public consultation on a review of Dental Board of Australia registration standards and guidelines

Feedback is sought on a review of Dental Board of Australia registration standards and guidelines.
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30 Apr 2014

Call for applications - Registration and Notification Committees

Call for applications for registered and experienced dentists to join the Dental Board of Australia Registration and Notification Committees.
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23 Apr 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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17 Mar 2014

Revised guidelines, code and policy effective today

Revised guidelines and code of conduct, and a new social media policy, come into effect for all dental practitioners today.
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13 Mar 2014

Unplanned office closure alert

The AHPRA Northern Territory office has reopened
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06 Mar 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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20 Feb 2014

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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13 Feb 2014

Media release

The National Boards have published revised guidelines and codes of conduct, and a new social media policy, which come into effect from mid-March.
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14 Jan 2014

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia and the Dental Council (New Zealand) have released a joint communique on the project to develop lists of 'competencies' for the recognised dental specialties.
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2013

30 Dec 2013

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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17 Dec 2013

Media release

The Board and AHPRA publish their 2013/14 health profession agreement.
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29 Nov 2013

Communique

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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20 Nov 2013

Media release

The National Board is reminding dental practitioners to renew registration by 30 November.
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19 Nov 2013

Newsletter Released

The Board releases its latest newsletter.
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07 Nov 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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01 Nov 2013

Media release

The 2012/13 National Scheme Annual Report, which includes a report from the Dental Board of Australia, has been published.
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25 Oct 2013

Media release

Community and health practitioner feedback is sought on the English language skills and criminal history registration standards which are now under review.
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07 Oct 2013

Media release

Final-year students can go online now to apply for registration as a dental practitioner before they graduate.
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03 Oct 2013

Media release

New consultation on international criminal history checks
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30 Sep 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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26 Sep 2013

Media release

The Dental Board of Australia announces that online renewal of registration is now open.
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16 Sep 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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10 Sep 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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07 Aug 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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07 Aug 2013

Opportunity to improve the health complaint & notification process

Independent study by University of Sydney researchers: Community expectations & experiences of health complaints & notifications processes.
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29 Jul 2013

Media release

Dental Board of Australia sets fees for 2013/14.
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15 Jul 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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25 Jun 2013

Newsletter Released

The Board releases its latest newsletter.
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11 Jun 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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21 May 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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20 May 2013

Media release

The Community Reference Group membership has been announced. The group will advise AHPRA and the National Boards on engaging with communities.
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08 May 2013

The Dental Board of Australia releases public consultation paper

The Dental Board of Australia releases a public consultation paper: Scope of practice registration standard and guidelines.
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06 May 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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17 Apr 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest communique.
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10 Apr 2013

Victorian submissions published

AHPRA and the National Boards have published their submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into the performance of AHPRA.
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09 Apr 2013

Media release

Media release - National Boards are consulting on a draft social media policy and revised guidelines on advertising and mandatory reporting.
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01 Mar 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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25 Feb 2013

Proposed National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy

This consultation paper seeks feedback on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme - Data access and research policy.
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11 Feb 2013

Committee Member Vacancies - Dental Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest to join Committees of the Dental Board of Australia.
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25 Jan 2013

AHPRA Report Released

Read more about AHPRA's work in health practitioner regulation in the latest AHPRA Report.
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16 Jan 2013

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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14 Jan 2013

Communique from the Dental Board of Australia

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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10 Jan 2013

Media Release

Applications are open for the National Scheme Community Reference Group.
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2012

27 Nov 2012

Communique from the board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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27 Nov 2012

AHPRA launches new searchable list for approved courses

For the first time Australians now have immediate access to a comprehensive, easily searchable national list of approved programs of study for health practitioners.
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26 Nov 2012

Victorian Committee Member Vacancies - Dental Board of Australia

Call for Nominations or Expressions of Interest to join Victorian Committees of the Dental Board of Australia.
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20 Nov 2012

Time running out to renew registration by 30 November

Time is running out for dental practitioners to renew their registration which is due by 30 November.
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19 Nov 2012

Newsletter Released

The Board releases its latest newsletter.
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12 Nov 2012

Making a safer health system for you

AHPRA has partnered with Consumers Health Forum Australia to hold a series of community forums for members of the public to learn about health practitioner regulation.
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02 Nov 2012

Communique from the board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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01 Nov 2012

National Boards and AHPRA release 2012 Annual Report

The annual report of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards has been published.
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18 Oct 2012

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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17 Oct 2012

Board and AHPRA publish Health Profession Agreement

National Board and AHPRA increase transparency and publish Health Profession Agreement.
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05 Oct 2012

Media Release

Students of programs leading to registration as a dental practitioner who will graduate soon can go online now to apply for registration.
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28 Sep 2012

Communique from the board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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27 Sep 2012

Media Release

Dental practitioners are urged to renew registration online and by 30 November.
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14 Sep 2012

National Boards will consult publicly on social media policy

The National Boards' preliminary consultation on social media will be followed by a public consultation phase.
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03 Sep 2012

Communique from the board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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17 Aug 2012

Media Release

The Dental Board of Australia welcomes a Health Workforce Australia report on scope of practice for oral health practitioners.
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08 Aug 2012

Quarterly registration data released

The National Board has released its quarterly registration data.
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31 Jul 2012

National Board membership announced

Health ministers have announced changes to the membership of the 10 National Boards originally appointed in 2009.
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17 Jul 2012

Communique from the board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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26 Jun 2012

Newsletter Released

The Board releases its latest newsletter.
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25 Jun 2012

National Boards consult on international criminal history checks

Consultation open on options for refining international criminal history checks used to assess applications for registration, closes 17 August 2012.
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04 Jun 2012

Students urged to apply online for a smooth path from study to work

Students about to graduate as health practitioners are urged to go online to apply early for registration and smooth the path from study to work.
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04 May 2012

Communique from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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17 Apr 2012

Board Releases Guidance on Registration

The Dental Board of Australia release guidance on when to be registered.
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02 Apr 2012

Communique from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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2011

28 Dec 2011

Communique from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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06 Dec 2011

Communique from the Board

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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11 Nov 2011

Dental Practitioners Urged to Renew

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
Dental Practitioners Urged to Renew Registration Online and On Time
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10 Nov 2011

Communique from the Board

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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02 Nov 2011

2010-11 Annual Report tabled

AHPRA and the National Boards release annual report.
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12 Oct 2011

Consultation on the Definition of Practice

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia is currently consulting on the definition of “practice”.
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27 Sep 2011

Communiqué from the Board

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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05 Sep 2011

Communiqué from the Board

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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09 Aug 2011

Board launches new look website

The Board, in partnership with AHPRA and the other national boards, has updated its website.
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04 Aug 2011

Communique from the Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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06 Jul 2011

AHPRA launches new online service

AHPRA launches new online service for printing Certificate of Registration.
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05 Jul 2011

Communique from Board

The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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27 May 2011

Communiqué from the Board

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia releases its latest Communiqué.
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18 May 2011

Dental practitioners urged to renew on time

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
The Dental Board of Australia urges all dental practitioners to renew on time.
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16 May 2011

New service for students about to graduate

AHPRA launches new online registration service for students about to graduate.
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29 Apr 2011

New look AHPRA website to improve service to practitioners

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18 Apr 2011

Snapshot of National Registers

Statement from AHPRA
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05 Apr 2011

AHPRA Delivers Student Register

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11 Feb 2011

Update on Lapsed Practitioners

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25 Jan 2011

AHPRA reminds practitioners to renew if due!

Statement from AHPRA
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20 Jan 2011

New AHPRA online service to check receipt of registration renewal

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18 Jan 2011

Difficulties Reaching AHPRA on 1300 Phone Number

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2010

21 Dec 2010

Media release: AHPRA on track for 2011 student registration

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21 Dec 2010

Consultation paper released

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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26 Nov 2010

Communiqué from the Board - 26 November 2010

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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12 Nov 2010

Annual Report 2009-10 for the National Boards and AHPRA

Statement from AHPRA
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09 Nov 2010

English Language Student Update

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08 Nov 2010

Information Forum for WA Dental Prosthetists

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30 Sep 2010

Alert - Application Form from Medical Register of Australia

Statement from AHPRA
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28 Sep 2010

Information for New Graduates

Statement from AHPRA
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13 Sep 2010

AHPRA on the Move!

Statement from AHPRA
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13 Sep 2010

Easy online renewal of registration for practitioners

Statement from AHPRA
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09 Aug 2010

Have you left your renewal too late?

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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09 Aug 2010

Update for Oral Health Therapist registration

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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02 Aug 2010

Need more information about your registration?

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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30 Jul 2010

What do I do if my registration is about to expire?

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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28 Jul 2010

Is your registration renewal due now?

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23 Jul 2010

Check your registration status online

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22 Jul 2010

Registration due 30 June? Did you renew on time?

Statement from AHPRA
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15 Jul 2010

AHPRA focused on information flow

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14 Jul 2010

AHPRA Boosts Response Capacity

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12 Jul 2010

Queensland Registrants - updated information

Statement from AHPRA
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09 Jul 2010

Mutual recognition of WA registrants

Statement from AHPRA
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08 Jul 2010

Reminder regarding PII arrangements

Statement from AHPRA
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02 Jul 2010

New Requirements for Continuing Professional Development and Recency of Practice

Statement from AHPRA
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01 Jul 2010

Failed to renew registration due on 30 June 2010?

Statement from AHPRA
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08 Jun 2010

Update on Continuing Professional Development

Statement from the Dental Board of Australia
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