About the ADAWA

About the ADAWA

Australian Dental Association Western Australia

For Dental Board of Australia enquiries, please phone 1300 419 495 from within Australia, or visit the website www.dentalboard.gov.au.  From outside Australia, please call +61 3 9275 9009.

ADAWA Branch Structure

In Western Australia, ADAWA is regarded as the recognised voice of dentistry.  With around 92% of registered dentists and dental specialists across the private and public sectors as members, the Association provides a most effective representative body.

ADAWA strives to promote the art and science of dentistry, to represent the profession and to provide services which promote the highest level of oral health in the community.

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ADAWA Executive: Officers of Council

  • President: Dr Amit Gurbuxani
  • Past President: Dr Sean Archibald

Election and Appointment of Ordinary Members of Council

  • Dr Gwendlyn (Gwen) Chin
  • Dr Tim Clair
  • Dr Peter Duke
  • Dr Rebecca (Bec) Penco
  • Dr Sahara Saeedi
  • Dr Ahmed Saleh
  • Dr Nicholas Albatis
  • Dr Patricia Elder

Country Councillor: 

  • Dr Iris Mesmer

Salaried Dental Councillor: 

  • Dr Peter Wilkins

Head of UWA Dental School: 

  • Professor Hien Ngo

Representative of the Director of Dental Health Services WA: 

  • Dr Martin Glick

ADAWA Federal Councillors: 

  • Dr Jenny Ball
  • Dr Janina Christoforou

ADAWA Office Staff

Chief Executive Officer
Dr David Hallett

Financial & Membership Officer
Sue Hurley

Receptionist/Executive Assistant
Jenny Catto

Membership Advisory Services
Andrea Andrys

Media and Communications Manager
Lisa Shearon

Communications and Content Creator
Brooke Evans-Butler


Continuing Professional Development – CPD

CPD Director
Dr Jenny Ball

Booking Enquiries
Andrea Paterson

Contact Us

Australian Dental Association (WA Branch) Inc
Telephone: (08) 9211 5600
Facsimile: (08) 9321 1757
Email: adawa@adawa.com.au

Postal Address
PO Box 34 West Perth WA 6872

ADA House
54-58 Havelock Street
West Perth WA 6005


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