What is ADAQ?

  • ADAQ is the Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch).

  • We are a membership association for Dentists in Queensland.

  • It is not compulsory to join but about 90% of registered Queensland Dentists and dental specialists choose to be members.

  • We provide a range of Member services and benefits including member support, practice support, professional indemnity insurance, dental staff training, recruitment, CPD and other events.

  • The ADAQ CPD and Training Centre incorporates a lecture theatre, a surgery and a 24 chair Sim-Lab for hands-on training for ADAQ Members and Dental Assisting Students.

  • ADAQ is an accredited Registered Training Organisation under the Australian Quality Training Framework and is a national provider of Dental Assistant training.

ADAQ Members

ADAQ Members are dentists and dental specialists from a variety of backgrounds who work across the private and public sectors.

Undergraduate students studying to become a dentist in Queensland may join ADAQ as a student member at no charge.

Dental hygienists, dental therapists, oral health therapists, dental assistants and dental technicians have their own associations and are not eligible for membership of the Australian Dental Association.