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

Beth Doyle

Beth Doyle

ADOHTA ACT President

Completed  a Certificate in Dental Therapy  in Adelaide in 1980
Completed a Diploma of Dental Therapy from  The University of Adelaide in 2003
Worked as a dental therapist  in SA, Victoria & currently working in the ACT
Served on the ADOHTA Council as the ACT Council member for 9 years
Held various executive positions on the ADOHTA  - ACT Branch
Current President ADOHTA –ACT Branch
Jelena Pavlovic

Jelena Pavlovic

ADOHTA ACT Representative

Jelena graduated from the University of Sydney in 2014 before being one of the successful applicants to the Oral Health Therapist Graduate Year program. After completing the program in Moruya she continued full time employment at the ACT Dental Health Program.

As a oral health therapist Jelena enjoys being challenged to find management strategies for complex clinical cases and exploring communication techniques for achieving patient empowerment and disease prevention.

A member of the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists' Association (ADOHTA) Jelena enjoys learning from her colleagues. 

Away from the clinic, Jelena loves being outdoors with her friends and family.
Anita Ballard

Anita Ballard

ADOHTA ACT Vice President

Anita Ballard graduated Bachelor of Oral Health from The University of Adelaide in 2008, reaching academic heights and receiving several awards throughout her studies, including first place in Clinical Practice and Best Overall in 1st year, first place in Biology and Best Overall in 2nd year, and the award for Oral Health Elective in 3rd year.  Anita was the class representative in her final year, and was invited by the University to tutor younger year levels in both 2nd and 3rd years.  Anita is also a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
Anita has been working in the dental profession for the last 18 years and is currently a practising OHT at Preventive Dentistry in Turner ACT. Anita has a passion for community service and has an active interest in several initiatives supported by the St Vincent de Paul Society.  Her enthusiasm for oral health promotion and disease prevention amongst the community has spurned her to establish ‘Little tooth Big Tooth’ – a community oral health education syllabus tailored to community groups and schools.  Anita has a passion for both teaching and life-long learning, and has recently completed her Certificate IV in workplace Training and Assessment.
Anita Ballard has held various positions on the Executive Committee of ADOHTA A.C.T Branch since 2009, and is currently serving as Vice President
Patricia Mason

Patricia Mason

ADOHTA ACT Secretary

Trish originally trained as a dental therapist in Tasmania and then upgraded qualifications with University of Adelaide. She has spent most of her career in the public health arena.  She is currently with the pubic dental service in the ACT.

Mandy Blyton

Mandy Blyton

ACT Treasurer and Public Officer

Amanda Blyton-Patterson is the Treasurer for the ACT Branch of ADOHTA.  She has 31 years experience in dental therapy and is currently the Profession Lead for dental and oral health therapists with ACT Health.  Amanda is also a member of the Editorial Committee for the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Dental and Oral Health Therapy.

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