Membership Categories

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Categories

The following categories are for Dentists who wish to Join the ADA South Australia branch:

Dentist Full

A dentist who, being registered as a dentist in Australia, is admitted in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws

Dentist 14.8 hrs 

A member who works less than 770 hours per subscription year (14.8 hours per week), where the reckoning of hours  includes any and all paid duties undertaken by the member where being a registered dentist is a requisite for those duties.

Dentist First Year Grad

A member who is in their first complete subscription year after completion of their primary degree.

Dentist Second Year Grad

A member who is in their second complete subscription year after completion of their primary degree.

Dentist Post Graduate

A dentist who is a full-time graduate or undergraduate student proceeding to a formal degree or qualification related to dentistry and who is also engaged in paid dental employment exceeding 385 hours per subscription year (7.4 hours per week). This form of concessional membership will be limited to a period not exceeding 3 years.

Dentist Retired

A dentist eligible for registration within Australia, who is a member of a Stat Branch and who has bona fide retired from the active practice of dentistry.

Dentist over 70 plus 30

A member who has attained the age of 70 years and has been an active member for not less than 30 years.

Dentist Unemployed

A dentist who is currently unemployed as a dentist and is seeking employment as a dentist in Australia.

Dentist Parental Leave

A dentist who is on unpaid parental leave for a period of no more than two years.

Dentist Corresponding

A member who, being qualified to being a full member of the Association, resides outside the state of South Australia, For other choices in this category contact the ADA SA office.

Dentist Graduand

A Dentist joining the Association within 6 months of successful primary degree completion.

Honorary

A person other than a Dentist who has rendered distinguished service to dentistry and is admitted as an Honorary Member in accordance with the Constitution and ByLaws.

Leave of Absence

A member who intends to or has left Australia or has taken maternity or paternity leave and is not working at all or is unable to work because of illness and has been granted leave of absence (for a period not exceeding 2 years)

Life Member

A member or former member of the Branch who, having rendered longstanding and meritorious service to the Branch or the Association or to the art and science of dentistry, is admitted as a Life Member in accordance with the Constitution and ByLaws.

Student ADC

A candidate actively participating in the Australian Dental Council examination programme PROVIDED ALWAYS that the candidate is resident in Australia and has passed the Occupational English Test and Part A Assessment. This form of concessional membership shall be limited to a period not exceeding 4 years.

Student BDS

A dental student in a dentistry course conducted in any university in Australia.

Student Post Graduate

A dentist who is a full-time graduate or undergraduate student proceeding to a formal degree or qualification related to dentistry and who is also NOT engaged in paid dental employment exceeding 385 hours per subscription year (7.4 hours per week).


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