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The Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch Inc. (ADAVB) is the voice of the dental profession in Victoria.

We support you and advocate on your behalf to build a stronger voice for our profession and to promote the oral health of Victorians. We listen to the concerns of Victorian dentists, monitor the impacts on our profession and focus on the priorities identified by our members.

Become a member today and benefit from a wide range of professional development opportunities and exclusive services to help you provide the best level of dental care for your patients. Learn more about membership benefits.

If you are a Registered Dentist working in Victoria, a Victorian Dental Student or an ADC Candidate we invite you to join the ADAVB. Simply download and complete an application form, which can be found on the bottom right corner of this page. Applications for membership are subject to approval by the ADAVB Executive Committee who meet approximately every six weeks.

Contact our Membership Officer for more information.

ADAVB Membership Classes
A1 PRIVATE FULL TIME
A2 INTERSTATE FULL TIME
A3 PUBLIC FULL TIME
A4 SPOUSE FULL TIME
C1 CONCESSIONAL RETIRED
C2 CONCESSIONAL 70 YEARS OF AGE AND NOT LESS THAN 30 YEARS ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP
C3 CONCESSIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT (working more than 385 hours pa)
C4 CONCESSIONAL WORKING LESS THAN 16 HRS PW AND LESS THAN 770 HRS PA
C5 PRIVATE NEW GRADUATE 1ST 6 MONTHS
C6 PRIVATE NEW GRADUATE 1ST YEAR
C7 PRIVATE NEW GRADUATE 2ND YEAR
C8 UNEMPLOYED
G5 PUBLIC NEW GRADUATE 1ST 6 MONTHS
G6 PUBLIC NEW GRADUATE 1ST YEAR
G7 PUBLIC NEW GRADUATE 2ND YEAR
H1 HONORARY LIFE MEMBER
H2 HONORARY MEMBER
L1 LEAVE OF ABSENCE
S1 STUDENT 1ST - 4TH YEAR
S2 STUDENT FINAL YEAR
S3 STUDENT - ADC CANDIDATE
S4 STUDENT - POST GRADUATE (working fewer than 385 hours pa)
   

 

 

To view the full definitions of the different membership classifications, refer to By-Law 8 Membership.

Contact our Membership Officer
Ms Cathy Workman
Membership Officer
Membership Fees and Discounts

Membership fees vary according to your career stage (e.g. 1st or 2nd year graduate or retired) and work situation (e.g. full- or part-time, private or public sector). The membership classes list on this page indicates the varied classifications available. Your membership classification will affect the rate and any discount to which you may be entitled. Rates for all classes include membership of both the ADAVB and the federal ADA Inc.

Free membership

Free membership is offered to:

  • Dentistry students
  • ADC candidates
  • 1st year graduates for the first six months after graduation (plus free Guild Insurance cover for 18 months).

Discounted membership

Discounted rates apply for a number of member classifications, such as:

  • Retired members: $392
  • Part-time employed: $832
  • 1st year graduates after 6 months from graduation: 50% discount ($940), with free Guild Insurance cover
  • 2nd year graduates: 25% discount ($1375), with discounted Guild Insurance cover
  • Government employees
  • Spouses.

A special rate is also available for unemployed members. 

Full rates

Full rates apply to members working full-time (more than 16 hours per week). In private practice, the 2016/2017 rate for this class is $1844 or $154 per month, while the rate for public dentists is $1736 or $145 per month.

Contact our Membership Officer for more details on your classification and the rates for which you may be eligible.

ADAVB Membership Application Forms

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