Report of the National Advisory Council on Dental Health

Acknowledgements

The National Advisory Council on Dental Health (the Council) was established as a time-limited group to provide strategic, independent advice on dental health issues, as requested by Minister for Health and Ageing, to the Government. The Council’s priority task was to provide advice on dental policy options and priorities for consideration in the 2012-13 Budget.

Page last updated: 03 September 2012

      The National Advisory Council on Dental Health wishes to acknowledge the assistance of the Department of Health and Ageing and the following people and organisations for their contribution to the development of this report:


      Name

      Organisation

      Ms Loretta Bettiens

      Australian Capital Territory Dental Services

      Dr Christine Bennett

      Dean, School of Medicine, Sydney

      Prof. Werner Bischof

      The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

      Ms Emma Bridge

      Manager, Business and Service Development, Oral Health Services Tasmania

      Dr Robert Broadbent

      Chief Executive Officer, Australian Dental Council

      Prof. Chris Brook

      Executive Director, Victorian Department of Health

      Assoc. Prof. Angus Cameron

      The New South Wales Ministerial Taskforce on Dental Health

      Dr Kerry Chant

      Chief Health Officer for New South Wales and Deputy Director–General, Population Health, NSW Health

      Ms Hellen Checker

      President, National President, Dental Hygienists’ Association of Australia

      Dr Deborah Cole

      Chief Executive Officer, Dental Health Services Victoria

      Dr Bill Cowie

      Principal Analyst (Workforce), Centre for Oral Health Strategy

      Ms Roslyn Elms

      Western Australia Department of Health

      Dr Matthew Fisher

      The New South Wales Ministerial Taskforce on Dental Health

      Ms Solange Frost

      The New South Wales Ministerial Taskforce on Dental Health

      Dr Martin Glick

      Director, Dental Health Services, Western Australia Department of Health

      Mr John Grapsas

      Western Australia Dental Services

      Mr David Griffiths

      Dental Health Program, Australian Capital Territory Health

      Assoc. Prof. Diana O'Halloran

      Non–Executive Director and Chair of the Board of Wentwest, Medicare Local, Western Sydney, New South Wales

      Dr Chris Handbury

      Northern Territory Dental Services

      Dr Glen Hughes

      Dentist, Casino Aboriginal Medical Service, New South Wales

      Ms Catherine James

      Victorian Dental Service

      Dr Lisa Jamieson

      Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health

      Ms Sue Kearney

      National Oral Health Promotion Steering Group, Dental Health Services Victoria

      Dr Josephine Kenny

      Acting Network Director, Oral Health Network

      Dr Graham Key

      Australian Dental Prosthetists and Dental Technicians Educational Advisory Council

      Mr Garry Law

      Project Officer, Centre for Oral Health Strategy

      Dr John Lockwood

      Chair, Dental Board of Australia

      Mr Andrew McAuliffe

      Program Director, Oral Health, Northern Territory Department of Health and Families

      Dr Sandra Meihubers

      Dentist and Independent Dental Health Consultant

      Ms Christine Morris

      National Oral Health Promotion Steering Group, South Australian Dental Service

      Mr Stephen Murby

      Chair, Consumers Health Forum of Australia

      Mr Jamie Newman

      The New South Wales Ministerial Taskforce on Dental Health

      Ms Anne Pak–Poy

      General Manager, Adelaide Dental Hospital

      Prof. Chris Peck

      The New South Wales Ministerial Taskforce on Dental Health

      Prof. Kaye Roberts–Thomson

      Director of Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Director of the Dental Practice Education Research Unit

      Dr John Rogan

      National President, Australian Dental Prosthetists Association

      Dr Katherine O'Donoghue– Scarce

      President, Indigenous Dentists’ Association of Australia and Representative for the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

      Assoc. Prof. Mark Schifter


      Dr Rhys Thomas

      Chief Dental Officer, Queensland Dental Services

      Ms Tanya Vogt

      Executive Officer, Dental Board of Australia

      Ms Olivia Wood

      Chief Executive Officer, Wentwest, Medicare Local, Western Sydney, New South Wales

      Dr Clive Wright

      Chief Dental Officer, Centre for Oral Health Strategy New South Wales, NSW Health

      Assoc. Prof. Hans Zoellner

      Head of Oral Pathology at the University of Sydney

      The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
      The New South Wales Ministerial Taskforce on Dental Health
      Staff at Marion GP Plus Clinic
      Staff at Sydney Dental Hospital
      Staff at Wentwest, Medicare Local, Western Sydney
      Staff in Acute Care Division, Department of Health and Ageing
      Staff in Ageing and Aged Care Division, Department of Health and Ageing
      Staff in Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Health and Ageing
      Staff in Private Health Insurance Branch, Medical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing
      Staff in Health Workforce Division, Department of Health and Ageing