NSW/ACT Regional Committee

To ensure that Fellows, Members and those enrolled in any of the College programs have a local point of contact, the RACDS is organised into Regional Committees.


Role Committee Member Email
Chair Dr Peter Mansour For all enquiries, please email infonsw@racds.org
Candidate Advisor (Primary) Dr Dimitra Mersinia
Candidate Advisor (Finals) Dr Alexandra Barratt
What's On?

Annual Dinner 2019
Date & Time:
Saturday, 12 October 2019, 7:00-10:00pm

Location:
MezzaninoRoom, Otto Ristorante
Area 8, 6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, NSW2011


Cost:
$90 per person for RACDS members and their partners
(Includes 3 course dinner and drinks)

This event is limited to 50 people, please secure your place ASAP.

We hope you join us for the 2019 Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons NSW/ACT Regional Committee Annual Dinner. 

Please click on the below button to register. For enquiries please contact Dr Peter Mansour petermansour@hotmail.com.





NSW/ACT Primary Examination Tutorial 2019
Date & Time:
Saturday, 19 October 2019, 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, 20 October 2019, 9:00am-3:30pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
$400 for two days
$200 for one day only

The NSW ACT Regional Committee of the RACDS invites you to attend two tutorial days for the Primary Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement the Orientation Course and help you in your learning journey. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss concepts, ask questions and interact with the lecturers in the specific subjects. It will also be a good opportunity to meet and support fellow candidates. Candidates from all regions are welcome. There is a provision to attend these lectures remotely if it is difficult to travel.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Candidate Advisor Dr Dimitra Mersinia at dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com if you have any questions about the program.

Enrolments close Thursday 17 October 2019





NSW/ACT Final Examination Tutorial 2019
Date & Time:
Saturday, 16 November 2019, 9:00am-4:15pm
Sunday, 17 November 2019, 9:00am-2:45pm


Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000


Cost:
$300 for two days
$150 for one day only


The NSW ACT Regional Committee of the RACDS invites you to attend tutorial days for the Final Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement your studies and help you in your learning journey. These sessions will go over past exam questions, cases and literature. There is a provision to attend these lectures remotely if it is difficult to travel.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Candidate Advisor Dr Dimitra Mersinia at dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com if you have any questions about the program. 

Enrolments close Thursday 14 November 2019




Past Events

NSW/ACT Scientific Day 2019
Date & Time:
Friday, 9th August 2019
Registration opens at 7:30am.

Location:
ICC Darling Harbour, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
Early Bird (till 14th June2019): $420 for RACDS members, $500 for non-members
Regular:
 $500 for RACDS members, $600 for non-members
Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, and evening drinks & canapés at 5pm are included.

Speakers:
Prof Saso Ivanovski - Scaffold Guided Tissue Regeneration
Dr Geoffrey Young - Endodontic Disinfection: Past, Present and Future
Dr Ken Hooi - Influence of materials and technologies in our future treatment planning
Dr Peter Aquilina - Virtual surgical planning in modern maxillofacial surgery
Dr Nour Tarraf - New technology in orthodontics: has it really changed what we do?

Please contact Dr Peter Mansour petermansour@hotmail.com for further details.

Final Tutorials
Date & Time:
10 November 2018 9:00am - 3:30pm
11 November 2018 9:00am - 3:30pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
$300 for the two days

The NSW Regional Committee of the RACDS invites you to attend tutorial days for the Final Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement your studies and help you in your learning journey. These sessions will go over past exam questions, cases and literature. Candidates from all regions are welcome.

There are also some limited places to attend these lectures remotely if it is difficult to travel.
For any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Dimitra Mersinia at 
dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com.  

Guest Lecturer Series
Date & Time:
30 October 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Guest Speaker:
Dr Eric J. Dierks - 
Associate Clinical Medical Director of OMFS, The Head and Neck Institute, Portland, Oregon, USA 

MC:
Dr Jasvir Singh
- MBS, BDS, FRACDS(OMS)

Topic:
Why Are You Not Using Zygomatic Implants?


This is a networking event over drinks and canapes, a short presentation and Q&A with audience. It is complimentary for all RACDS & ANZAOMS members.
Please arrive by 6pm sharp for networking over light refreshments.
Primary Tutorials
Date & Time:
13 - 14 October 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
$550 for the two days

The NSW Regional Committee of the RACDS invites you to attend two tutorial days for the Primary Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement the Orientation Course and help you in your learning journey. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss concepts, ask questions and interact with the lecturers in the specific subjects. It will also be a good opportunity to meet and support fellow candidates. Candidates from all regions are welcome.

There are also some limited places to attend these lectures remotely if it is difficult to travel.
For any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Dimitra Mersinia at 
dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com.
 

Annual Dinner 2018
Date & Time:
Saturday 28 July 2018
7:30pm - 10:30pm

Location:

Hubert Restaurant
15 Bligh St, Sydney

Cost:

$95 per person (partners welcome)

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

We hope you join us for the 2018 Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons NSW/ACT Regional Committee Annual Dinner. 

Please click on the 'Register' button, print the form, complete details, (make payment if paying by EFT), scan or photograph the completed form and email it to either Peter Mansour petermansour@hotmail.com or info@racds.org

Final Tutorials
Date & Time:
23 September 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
11 November 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
$300 for the two days

The NSW Regional Committee of the RACDS invites you to attend tutorial days for the Final Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement your studies and help you in your learning journey. These sessions will go over past exam questions, cases and literature. Candidates from all regions are welcome.

There are also some limited places to attend these lectures remotely if it is difficult to travel.
For any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Dimitra Mersinia at 
dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com.



Primary Tutorials
Date & Time:
14 - 15 October 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
$550 for the two days

The NSW Regional Committee of the RACDS invites you to attend two tutorial days for the Primary Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement the Orientation Course and help you in your learning journey. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss concepts, ask questions and interact with the lecturers in the specific subjects. It will also be a good opportunity to meet and support fellow candidates. Candidates from all regions are welcome.

There are also some limited places to attend these lectures remotely if it is difficult to travel.
For any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Dimitra Mersinia at 
dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com.


Annual Dinner 2017
Date & Time:
Saturday 26 August 2017
7:00pm

Location:
Bentley Restaurant - Corner of Pitt and Hunter Streets, SYDNEY NSW

Dress Code:
Dress to impress

The RACDS NSW Regional Committee would like to invite you to its annual dinner at the Bentley Restaurant for a five course degustation menu with matching wines.

RSVP by Friday 18th August 2017 to Dr Emma Black at reception@northsidedental.com.au.


Annual Scientific Day
Date & Time:
Wednesday 23 August 2017

Location:
Four Seasons Hotel - 199 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

The RACDS NSW Regional Committee would like to invite you to an outstanding scientific day featuring six speakers offering clinical hints and tips from their chosen fields. The six speakers for the day are Dr Kareen Mekertichian (Paediatric), Dr Sue Ching Yeoh (Oral Medicine), Dr Jessica O’Neil (Periodontics), Dr Omar Ikram (Endodontics), Dr Christopher Moule (Prosthodontics/Implants) and Dr Lydia Lim (Oral Surgery).




NSW Regional Committee Election
Closing Date & Time:
4:00pm Sunday 30 July 2017

Return form to:

Dr Ian Sweeney ian@northsidedental.com.au

As you will probably be aware, the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) is organised into Regional Committees to ensure that Fellows, Members and those enrolled in any of the College programs have a local point of contact. Committees are made up of no more than 8 members and are appointed for a 2 year period. Elections for your local Regional Committee are being held now. You are invited to nominate yourself for a position on the Committee. The main responsibilities are to:
1. hold and conduct at least one scientific meeting annually
2. oversee any issues that arise for local members
3. assist the Council in arranging special teaching courses
4. foster and arrange suitable gatherings for scientific and social purposes
5. provide a range of support for candidates preparing for examinations.

If you are interested in being part of the Committee, please complete and return the Nomination Form by email to Dr Ian Sweeney.

If you would like any further information click here (By-Law 1) or contact Dr Ian Sweeney.



Finals Tutorials
Date & Time:
Saturday 17 December 2016
8:30am - 5:00pm

Location:
RACDS - 13/37 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:
$200

The NSW Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to invite you to a tutorial day for the Finals Examination. The purpose of this program is to supplement the Orientation Course and help you in your learning journey. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss concepts, ask questions and interact with the lectures in the specific subjects. It will also be a good opportunity to meet fellow candidates and support each other. Candidates from Australia and NZ are welcome.

The lectures will take place at the RACDS Offices. Some lectures will take place as a webinar. There are also some limited places to attend these lectures by logging into the College if it is difficult to travel. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will provided. For a registration form and any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Dimitra Mersinia at dimitra.mersinia@gmail.com.


NSW Annual Dinner 2016
Date & Time:
Saturday 27 August 2016
6:30pm

Location:
Guillaume Restaurant - 92 Hargrave Street, Paddington