Training & events

Terms & conditions

The following terms and conditions relate to all Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) events.


The information and opinions presented at the ADAVB Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs and other events are those of the presenters. Presentations at a CPD program of clinical methods, materials, techniques or approaches to business issues that arise in dental practice do not constitute endorsement by the ADAVB. By registering for a CPD program, the delegate takes sole responsibility for the use of any information provided in the CPD program. Presenters have been asked to ensure that their presentations are independent, and with clinical topics scientifically based. Participation in the ADAVB CPD programs or other events does not imply that the ADAVB endorses the content or agrees with the opinions of the presents.

The ADAVB reserves the right to alter advertised program details as circumstances require. Advertising CPD programs does not imply endorsement by the ADAVB.

Registration and fees

Registration and discounted fees are stated within the event information on the specific event listing at

Members: The member rate is for current members of the ADAVB and ADA branches.

Students: The student rate applies to full-time dentistry students enrolled at either undergraduate or postgraduate level in the current year. Proof of your student status (e.g. photocopy of student ID) needs to be provided when registering.

Retired members: The retired member rate is only available to dentists who no longer practise of hold a current retired membership with the ADAVB.

Staff: The staff rate applies to practice staff employed by an ADAVB member. The member’s name and ADAVB membership number must be provided on their registration.

Non-member: Non-member dentist, including those that are employed by current ADAVB members, are not eligible for staff or member rates.

Payment of course/event fees

Registration can be made with a credit card online at the specific event listing at

Phone registrations and payments will not be accepted.

Once full payment of the registration fees are received, a confirmation letter/tax receipt will be emailed or mailed to you (where no emails is provided).

Contact the ADAVB if confirmation of your enrolment is not received within seven days of your initial application.

All courses fees include 10 per cent GST.

All receipts show ADAVB’s ABN 80 263 088 594, ARBN 152 948 680 & Reg’d Associations No A0022649E.


Lectures: Cancellations received up to seven working days prior to the event date will be refunded. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than seven working days prior to the event.

Workshops: Cancellations received up to 14 working days prior to the event date will be refunded. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 14 working days prior to the event except under special circumstances.

A substitute delegate may be nominated as a replacement and ADAVB must be informed of the substitute’s details in writing.

All CPD cancellations must be made in writing to email:

Social: Cancellations made in writing to email: with 7 days prior notice will be refunded.

Sporting events: Cancellations made in writing to email: with 14 days prior notice will be refunded.

Please allow 21 working days for refunds to be processed. A $50 administration fee applies to all cancellations.

Failure to attend

A delegate who fails to attend is not eligible for a refund or credit under any circumstances.

Program cancellation/rescheduling

The ADAVB takes all care to produce high-quality programs and events that deliver as promoted. All advertised details are correct at the time of publication; however, when circumstances beyond our control prevail, the ADAVB reserves the right to cancel, postpone, relocate or reschedule any program.

If the ADAVB exercises this option, it will employ reasonable endeavours to notify delegates as early as possible to minimise inconvenience. The ADAVB will not accept any travel and accommodation cost incurred by delegates. Where a refund is due to a delegate, the appropriate refund will be issued within 30 days of notification.

In case of program postponement or rescheduling, the delegate may choose to transfer the fee form the cancelled course to a future program of equal value.

Course notes – CPD events

The ADAVB encourages presenters to provide handouts for delegates, however this is at the presenter’s discretion. In the interest of environment sustainability ADAVB may replace printed course notes with an electronic copy. Delegates will be notified on how they can retrieve electronic copies.

CPD hours/certificates

Activities are provided for the stipulated hours of scientific/non-scientific CPD hours. Participants will be emailed a CPD certificate for the activity you attend. For ADAVB members, the CPD hours and certificate will be available in your ADAVB member dashboard after the activity has taken place. 

Privacy statement

The ADAVB is bound by the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000. The information provided by you will be used to register you for ADAVB events and CPD programs. The ADAVB will only provide details to third parties when required for the provision of services or in accordance with partnership contracts. View our ADAVB Privacy Policy Statement and website privacy page for more information.