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ADAQ offer a variety of Membership Categories to suit you and your role in the profession. Each category is outlined below.
If you have a question about your ADAQ Membership and want to learn more about how ADAQ can support you, please contact our Membership Team.
See our list of Members Services.
Please note: All prices displayed are for the full financial year. You will receive a pro-rata Membership fee at check out.
Undergraduate University Dental Students (1st-5th year)
Whilst completing ADC studies.
Full-time student doing formal postgraduate dental degree (max 3 year period).
Subject to documented evidence of post-graduate study.
If working >7hrs/week ADA Federal fee is applicable.
For 6 months upon graduation from your undergraduate degree
66% Discount off full membership rate between 6-18 months since graduation
33% Discount off full membership rate between 18-30 months since graduation
Practising more than 770hrs per annum in private practice only or both public & private practice
Practising more than 770hrs per annum in public sector only
Practising 20hrs or less per week
For those who are over the age of 70 and have been a member for more than 30 years
Retired from active dental practice
Not in active dental practice
Granted leave of absence for a specified period on written application
Elected at AGM - free state membership (can choose to retain federal membership)
Elected at AGM - free state and federal membership
Please note: Membership of ADAQ requires you to be registered with Ahpra and hold a current professional indemnity insurance policy. These conditions are not required for Student Members or ADC Student Members.
The Australian Dental Association support dental professionals and students.
Membership of ADAQ requires you to be registered with Ahpra and hold a current professional indemnity insurance policy. These conditions are not required for Student Members or ADC Student Members.
ADAQ also offers complimentary Dental Team Access to members of the dental team. Learn more about Dental Team Access here.
How do I pay my ADAQ Membership quarterly?
When joining ADAQ, select "quarterly payment" at the payment process.
Fill in the Direct Debit Form and return to [email protected].
You will need to provide an updated Direct Debit Form when renewing your ADAQ Membership each year.
When are my quarterly payments made?
Quarterly payments will be automatically processed on or around the following dates:
Am I charged an administration fee for choosing quarterly?
No, you will not be charged an administration fee.
If you live outside of Queensland but are an ADA Member, you can still access ADAQ resources, CPD courses, and PI Insurance.
Click here to become an ADAQ Interstate Member and gain access ADAQ CPD courses and resources.
Contact our Membership Officer or call us on (07) 3252 9866 to discuss which ADAQ Membership Category is best for you.
If you are transferring your Membership in or out of ADAQ, please complete the Authority To Transfer Form. We also recommend you notify your current State Branch that you are transferring.
Yes! ADAQ offer FREE Dental Team Access so the whole dental team can access relevant resources and support. Please visit the Dental Team Access page to learn more.
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