Current Consultations

The Board undertakes wide-ranging consultation on proposals that affect the profession.

Where there are consultations open for input, they will be shown below.

Where there are consultations which have closed, they will be shown under Past Consultations, along with the submissions that were received.

Public consultation on a proposed revised Scope of practice registration standard and Guidelines for scope of practice

Release: 22 March 2018
Close: 14 May 2018

The current Scope of practice registration standard and the Guidelines for scope of practice are due for review and the Dental Board of Board has developed a revised proposal for public consultation.

The Board seeks feedback from stakeholders on:

  • a proposed revised Scope of practice registration standard
  • a proposed revised Guidelines for scope of practice, and
  • a new Reflective practice tool for scope of practice.

The proposed revised registration standard and guidelines continues to set out the Board’s requirements for scope of practice that aligns with the Board’s broad regulatory framework and the needs of all dental practitioners.

You are invited to provide submissions by email to by close of business on 14 May 2018.

The Boards publish submissions received on their websites to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless requested otherwise. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Please refer to the consultation paper for details of how submissions will be treated. Submissions received in response to a consultation are published under Past Consultations.

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