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

Ashlea Furlan

Ashlea Furlan

TAS President

TAS President 2015 -
TAS Executive Councillor 2014 - 2016

I was born in Hobart, Tasmania but spent my childhood years moving around Queensland. I studied a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Queensland and graduated in 2012. I currently live in Launceston working with Oral Health Services Tasmania. Along with my husband Carlos, we enjoy hiking through all the beautiful places Tassie has to offer.
Patricia Thorp

Patricia Thorp

TAS Vice President

Patti has been a Dental Therapist for nearly 25 years and continues to enjoy helping children have positive dental experiences. She graduated as one of the final students at the Hobart School of Dental Therapy in 1989. Surprisingly, as accounting is not something Patti would list as a strength, she held the position of treasurer for ADOHTA and then the Tasmania Branch for about 8 years. She is much better suited as a vice president and thoroughly enjoys working with the very capable Tasmanian executive to continue raising awareness of our profession.  She has a keen interest supporting new mothers make informed parenting decisions and working in and with isolated communities. She has worked mostly in public dentistry and will most likely continue this for many more years to come.
Di Brotheridge

Di Brotheridge

ADOHTA Council Representative, TAS Treasurer and Public Officer

TDTA Treasurer                     2005-2009
ADOHTA Treasurer               2009-2014
ADOHTA Tas Treasurer       2015-Current
ADOHTA Council Rep         2017-
I graduated from the Tasmanian School of Dental Therapy in 1976. I am employed by the Oral Health Services Tasmania. Volunteering as a Dental Therapist in various countries is one of my passions. Working in a tribal village in the Amazon region and Lima in Peru was my first adventure. Next the Cook Islands, Northern Territory and several visits with the One-2-One Dental Team in the slums and schools of Cambodia. I have really enjoyed helping under privileged communities and I hope to continue this work in the future.
Lee Lyne

Lee Lyne

TAS General Executive

Certificate of Dental Therapy 1977 Hobart
Diploma of Dental Therapy 1997 University of Adelaide
Lee has spent majority of her working life in Tasmania working in both city and rural clinics. Since 2007 she has undertaken numerous short term contracts in the Northern Territory she has developed   a keen interest in indigenous oral health and hopes to maintain an ongoing commitment. She has worked with NT Govt, The Helping Hands Program and currently with RAHC and Closing the Gap.
Lee is currently the President of ADOHTA –TAS and has held the position for the past 3 years. Lee also held the position of the Tasmanian Representative on the ADOHTA Council for 2012 -2013. 
Margaret Lennon

Margaret Lennon

TAS General Executive

To be updated
Claire Dykstra

Claire Dykstra

TAS General Executive

Claire Dykstra is a Dental Therapist, currently working for Oral Health Services Tasmania. Graduated 1996 with a Diploma of Dental Therapy, from the Westmead DT College, Sydney NSW. Claire has mostly been employed within the state of Tasmania – particularly in the North West, North, and lived for 2.5 years on King Island. Claire also lived and worked in the North Island of New Zealand, from 2010-2013. She continues to work part time, whilst caring for her very busy family, husband and 3 children. Loves music, being active, and photo scrapbooking.
Katrina Thomas

Katrina Thomas

TAS General Executive

I graduated from Westmead college of Dental Therapy, NSW, in 1996. Since then I have been employed by Oral Health Services Tasmania, currently in my 22nd year and recently received my 20yrs recognition of service certificate. I have been apart of many committee and working groups within Oral Health also member of the Dental Therapy Association of Tas now ADOHTA Tas for majority of that time. I'm still really enjoying my career and hope that I can continue to make a difference to individuals and families.

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