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ADOHTA Membership Fees

 
ADOHTA Membership Fees are annual from 1 July to 30 June
 

Full Membership – $330 (Inc. GST)

Currently registered as a Dental or Oral Health Therapist and/or Hygienist
 

Associate Membership – $275 (Inc. GST)

Not currently registered as a Dental Therapist or Oral Health Therapist and/or Hygienist but wish to retain associate membership; or are engaged in the industry of dental and oral health but not working as a Dental or Oral Health Therapist or Hygienist.

Graduate Membership - $165 (Inc. GST)

For students who graduated in the last 6 months, this is an introductory membership offer valid for one year only.

Student Membership – Free

Free for the duration of their undergraduate degree [Bachelor of Oral Health or equivalent] and including up to 6 months following graduation up until the renewal period following their graduation. Students are required to enter their Student ID number and the Name of the University they are studying at for verification of eligibility.

Pro Rata Membership – after 1 October calculated at;

$33 (Inc. gst) per month for remaining months of financial year
Pro Rata Membership is only available to 1) new members for the first year of membership only or 2) those with lapsed membership of more than 2 years for the first year of re-joining only. Currently registered as a Dental or Oral Health Therapist and/or Hygienist.
 

Life Membership – Free

Only available to members nominated by their State or Territory Branch for outstanding contribution to the profession and/or the association.
Free for the life of the member or until member resigns from the association.
 

Honorary Membership – Free

Only available to members nominated by their State or Territory Branch and supported by ADOHTA Council for special contribution to the profession and/or the association.
Free for the duration determined by the ADOHTA Council or until member resigns from the association.

Adohta Executives

Julie Barker

Julie Barker

ADOHTA Secretary, ADOHTA QLD President

Dental Therapist
ADOHTA Secretary 2015 - 
QLD President 2010-
QLD Councillor 2003- 2016
ADOHTA President 2004- 2014
ADOHTA Treasurer 2003-2004
QLD Treasurer 2002-2010
ADOHTAQ (DOHTAQ) member 1984-
ADOHTA Life Member 2013
 

Julie graduated from the Brisbane School Dental Therapist Training Centre in 1983. She has worked in the Queensland School Dental Service in Rockhampton and Pine Rivers since. She as worked in management, oral health promotion and advanced clinician roles. Julie frequently attends national forums and speaks on behalf of the professions of dental therapy and oral health therapy. She was appointed to the National Advisory Council on Dental Health in 2011 and is a member of the Professional Conduct Review Panel, the Oral Health Advisory Panel and the Alliance for a Caries Free Future Australian Chapter. Julie has been a member of the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association Queensland Branch formerly QSDTA and DOHTAQ for many years and has been their President since 2010.

Nicole Cockburn

Nicole Cockburn

ADOHTA Coucil Representative, QLD Vice President

Vice President 2015 - 
ADOHTA Council Representative 2017

 

Nicole is an Oral Health Therapist who works in private practice in Holland Park and is actively involved in research at the University of Queensland.  Public health, oral health prevention and promotion are the areas of interest Nicole has in research.  She is currently involved in research into hyperpalatable beverages (sweet drinks) consumption and a number of research projects investigating the oral health of groups with special needs; including people living with MS and the elderly. Since graduating from a bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Queensland Nicole has been actively involved in the community. She also enjoys volunteering for the National Dental Foundation who help vulnerable community members and visiting local schools to deliver oral health information to students.

Veronica Wicks

Veronica Wicks

QLD Secretary

ADOHTA (DOHTAQ) Member since 1988
Adohta Vice President                         2011, 2012
Adohta Secretary                                  2013, 2014

I graduated from Brisbane School Dental Therapist Training Centre in 1988.
I have worked as a clinician in Galdstone, Bundaberg, Pine Rivers and North Brisbane-Boondall and surrounding areas.

I worked for 11years and then took 5yrs to have my family and returned in January 2004 to retrain as a School Dental Therapist working in mobile dental vans and fixed clinics in Pine Rivers and North Brisbane til present.

I have been a member of the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists' Association Queensland Branch formerly QSDTA and DOHTAQ since graduating in 1988.
Monica Macarthur

Monica Macarthur

QLD Treasurer 2014 -

Monica graduated from the Brisbane School Dental Therapist Training Centre in 1985. She has worked in many regional areas including Cairns and Gympie and has been in the Caboolture district since 1995. She has worked in management, oral health promotion and senior clinical roles. She has extensive experience with managing patients that other clinicians find difficult. Monica is known for her mentoring and support for her fellow staff members. She has been a member of QSDTA for many years and now ADOHTAQ branch, attending meetings and recently taking a more active role on the committee. 
Leonie Short

Leonie Short

QLD General Executive

Associate Professor Leonie M. Short
Executive Member, DOHTAQ / ADOHTA QLD, 2004 to 2017 
 
Life Membership, the Australian Dental Therapists' Association (ADOHTA), 2013
Appointed to the ADOHTA Committee for the Development of Competencies for Dental and Oral Health Therapists in Australia with the Australian Dental Council (ADC), May 2010 
Organiser, Qld State Conference for DOHTAQ / ADOHTAQ, 2007
Newsletter Editor, DOHTAQ / ADOHTAQ, 2005 
Events Coordinator, DOHTAQ / ADOHTAQ, 2002 to August 2003 
Additional Committee Member, DOHTAQ / ADOHTAQ, 2001 to 2003 
Life Membership, the Dental Therapists' Association of NSW, 2000
Past President for 5 years, the Dental Therapists' Association of NSW
Organiser, the NSW State Conferences for the Dental Therapists' Association of NSW, 1984 and 1986
Assisted with the first industrial relations award for dental therapists in NSW
Councillor, the Professional Officers’ Association of NSW (representing dental therapists)
The Dental Therapist of the Year Award, the Dental Therapists' Association of NSW, 1977
 
Leonie has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree (Wollongong), a Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy and a Master of Health Planning (NSW) and is a registered dental practitioner – dental therapist – with the Dental Board of Australia. She has worked at six universities and has helped establish Australia’s first dual-skilled Bachelor of Oral Health degree at the University of Queensland in 1998, Australia’s first new dental school for 57 years at Griffith University in 2004 and the Bachelor of Oral Health degree at CQUniversity in 2012. Leonie was the 56th woman to be elected to the House of Representatives in the 39th Parliament of Australia in 2001, the first dental therapist to be appointed to the Australian Dental Council in 2004 and was the first dental therapist to become a member of the Australasian Council of Dental Schools in 2012. Leonie was part of a team who developed the curriculum for the oral health therapy graduate year program (OHTGYP) in 2013 for the Department of Health and Ageing ($647,900) and was the recipient of a prize from Colgate Oral Care to participate in the Senior Dental Leaders 7 (SDL-7) Programme with the Global Child Dental Fund, King’s College London and Harvard School of Dental Medicine in March 2013 ($5,000). Leonie is keen to progress the oral health therapy profession in terms of research, knowledge and skill development.
Shireen Smith

Shireen Smith

QLD General Executive

Shireen graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from The University of Queensland. She was awarded numerous university prizes for her academic excellence, including the Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement two years in a row.  With an enthusiasm for continuing education, Shireen prides herself on educating her patients about good oral health. She especially enjoys treating children, and her gentle manner helps make visits fun and positive.  Outside of dentistry, Shireen enjoys swimming and occasionally competes in open water races.
Donna Rogers

Donna Rogers

QLD General Executive

Donna graduated from Yeronga In 1982 and worked in Bundaberg for 12 months before transferring to Ipswich area where she was employed until the birth of her first child in 1990. Donna retrained in 2000 and has been employed since then in the Caboolture area which is now Metro North. Donna is currently trialling part-time work to help care for her first grandchild. Donna enjoys her job caring for children and appreciates her colleagues at work. She also enjoys attending the ADOHTA meetings.
Jackie Lewis

Jackie Lewis

QLD Student Representative

ADOHTA 2017 QLD Student Representative
ADSA 2017 Student Representative for CQ University 
3rd year student in a Bachelor of Oral Health at CQ University
CQ University Student Mentor
 
Jackie has had a passion for oral health & dentistry for quite some time. She has also worked in the dental field for over 6 years in various roles from a dental assistant to a clinical coordinator. Jackie is excited to be graduating from her dream university degree this year. Jackie thrives on anything related to oral health and dentistry which fuels her drive to study and work in this profession. She loves all aspects of oral health which is why she chose to become an oral health therapist. Besides study and work, Jackie has many interests from dancing to interior design.
 
Rebecca Jayne-Wray

Rebecca Jayne-Wray

QLD Student Representative

Rebecca is currently in her 3rd year of studying Bachelor of Oral Health at Central Queensland University (CQU). Being a CQU Bachelor of Oral Health year student representative, Rebecca actively involves herself in supporting her fellow classmates and strives to make a difference. She previously studied Dental Technology graduating with a Diploma and with additional study obtained a Certificate III in Dental assisting. She enjoys working within the dental industry and highly values patient education and providing quality patient care.  When she doesn't have her head in the books Rebecca enjoys her yoga practice and creative work with her textiles and graphic design.

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