RACDS is a member-based organisation comprising of 3000+ dentists and surgeons from Australasia and beyond. A not-for-profit organisation, the Aim & Purpose of RACDS is to provide a community for exceptional dentists to gain access to ongoing development of their clinical skills, forge a supportive network of peers, mentors and mentees, and to promote the improvement of oral health in the community.
RACDS education programs provide world standard, evidence-based education, training, examination and assessment, and achieving Fellowship or Membership status can distinguish you as an exceptionally skilled practitioner within your community.
In an increasingly saturated market of dental professionals, becoming a Fellow or Member of RACDS can advance your career, promotes patient and peer recognition, as well as providing you with outstanding CPD opportunities.
In addition to personal and professional development, becoming a member of RACDS will provide you with an invaluable, supportive collegiate experience.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice
On Saturday, 14 October 2023, Australians will have their say in a referendum about whether to change the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing a body called the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice. For further information from the Australian Government about the referendum, click here. For a statement from the RACDS Board of Directors, click here.
Proposed Changes to the RACDS Constitution
The RACDS Board of Directors are proposing changes to the College’s constitution to better align it with contemporary governance best practice. The key change would see a move to annual elections, with approximately half of the Board Directors up for election each year. For further information and an explanation of the proposed changes to the RACDS Constitution, please click here.