College Awards

Life Fellowship (previously known as Honorary Fellowship)

The award of Life Fellowship is the highest level of recognition that the College can bestow. It is awarded to a Fellow or Member who has demonstrated an exceptional contribution of service to the College.

2021   Dr Christopher Callahan
2021   
Dr Peter Gregory
2021
   Dr Paul Sambrook
2019   Dr Dell Kingsford Smith
2019   Dr Patrick Russo
2017   Dr David Sykes OAM
2015   Dr Francis Chau
2015   Prof M J Tyas AM
2015   A/Prof Braham Pearlman (RFD)
2014   A/Prof W H Bischof AM
2011   A/Prof B K Drummond
2010   Prof E C Reynolds AO
2009   Dr N J J Peppitt
2007   Dr D H Thomson
2005   Dr R J Bastiaan AM RFD
2003   Dr K H Wendon
2001   Dr J H Sinclair
2000   Dr S C Warneke AM
1997   A/Prof G H Hewitt
1997   A/Prof J K Harcourt OAM
1995   Dr R W Hession AM
1993   HRH The Princess of Wales
1993   Dr J H Muller A.M
1991   Dr G Wing AM
1989   A/Prof R M King
1989   Dr R Y Norton OBE
1987   Dr J A Sagar
1987   Dr S G Kings AM
1987   Dr E H Bastian OBE
1985   Mr W O Read
1985   Dr H G Lamplough
1983   Prof K J G Sutherland
1982   Prof Sir Paul Bramley
1979   Brig A G Rowell AO, CBE, ED
1979   Dr J F Lavis AM
1979   Dr R Harris AM, MBE
1978   Prof I R H Kramer OBE
1977   Prof G N Davies CBE
1977   Dr P R Begg AO
1976   Prof K W Cleland
1976   Sir Kenneth Adamson CMG
1974   Dr W A Grainger CBE
1973   Mr A Docking MBE
1971   Prof N W G Macintosh
1970   Dr G Leatherman
1968   Prof F C Wilkinson CBE
1968   Sir Terrance Ward CBE
1968   Prof Sir Robert Bradlaw CBE
1966   Prof Sir John Walsh KBE
1966   Prof S F Lumb
1966   Prof T D Campbell
1966   Prof A J Arnott CBE
1965   Sir John Hall Best
1965   Prof Sir Arthur Amies CMG

 

Meritorious Services Award

The Meritorious Service Award is awarded to individuals who have rendered long and distinguished service to the College. Recipients do not need to be members of the College. Both dentists and non-dentists are eligible.

2020   Dr Ian Sweeney
2020   A/Prof Lara Friedlander
2018   Prof Fraser McDonald
2017   Dr Leone Hutchinson
2017   Dr Bruce Emery Taylor
2017   A/Prof Jocelyn Shand
2015   Prof Andrew Heggie AM
2014   Dr Luke Moloney
2014   A/Prof Angus C Cameron
2011   Dr Philip A Cockerill
2011   Dr Hugh G Trengrove
2011   A/Prof Geoffrey W Borlase
2009   W/Prof Marc Tennant
2009   Prof Frank Monsour
2009   Dr Leslie Snape
2008   Clin A/Prof Richard P Widmer
2007   Ms Alexis Smith
2007   A/Prof John K Harcourt OAM
2007   A/Prof David G Purton
2005   Dr Norman Eizenberg
2004   Prof David Wiesenfeld
2004   Dr Jonathan P H Rogers
2003   Ms Robyn Lupton
2003   Dr E. Dell Kingsford Smith
2001   Prof Rakesh K Kumar
2001   Prof P Mark Bartold AM
2001   Mr Peter Bradford
2001   Dr William C W Yung
2001   Dr Michael F.S. Tsui
2000   Dr Ann P. Collins
1997   Prof F. Elizabeth Martin
1997   Dr Peter W. McKerracher
1997   Dr Kornel Romaniuk RFD
1995   Dr Philip C. Crocker
1995   Dr James M. Scott
1994   Prof John S. Lyell
1993   Dr Lloyd G. O’Brien AO
1992   Dr Michael A.W. Thomas
1991   Prof Noel D. Martin AM
1991   Ms Marnie E. Martin
1991   Dr Nihill H. Somers
1991   A/Prof Christopher G. Daly
1990   Mr Robert M. Cook AM
1989   Dr John G. Waterson
1988   Dr Leslie P. Oliver DFC
1988   Dr Graham A. Thomas
1988   Dr Athol W.J. Lykke
1988   Dr Anthony H. Rogers
1987   Dr T. Bruce Lindsay ED
1987   Dr Peter Davies
1984   Dr Wilfred J. Simmonds
1984   Dr David G. Esler
1984   Dr Clarence J. Griffin
1983   Dr Peter M. Gibbs

Nominations for the above Awards are made via the nomination form, which can be accessed by clicking the button above.

The level of Award shall be determined by the Board, and nominators are not required to indicate their recommended award. Further information on these awards can be found in the College By-laws.

Honorary Members

Honorary Membership is the highest award to be bestowed on a Member and reserved for
individuals who have made an exceptional contribution of service to the College.

2019   Prof Richard M. Logan

2016   Ms Pamela Clark

Fellowship or Membership without Examination

The Awards of Fellowship or Membership without Examination may be conferred on an individual who in the opinion of the Board, are deemed to have qualifications and experience comparable to a Fellow / Member of the College. Only two (2) dentists per financial year in each of general and specialist dental practice respectively may be admitted. Recipients may use the postnominal FRACDS or MRACDS in accordance with By-law 3.

Nominations for Fellowship or Membership without Examination are made via the nomination form which can be accessed by clicking the button above.

The level of Award shall be determined by the Board, and nominators are not required to indicate their recommended award. Further information on these awards can be found in the College By-laws.

Nominations for all Awards must be made by completing the Nomination Form and sending to the College via the CEO’s office at ceo@racds.org