Victoria Tasmania 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 Claudia Yung For all enquiries, please email infovt@racds.org
Candidate Advisor Dr Sarah Chin
Whats On?

2019 Final Examination Tutorial

Date & Time:
8:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday 26 October
9:00am - 12:00pm, Sunday 10 November
1:00pm - 3:00pm, Saturday 30 November

Location:
26 October & 10 November: Ground Floor, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, 720 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053
30 November:
1409 Malvern Road, Malvern VIC 3144

Cost:

Flat rate of $150 regardless which sessions you are attending

Program:
  • Date & Time: 8:30am4:30pm, Saturday, 26 October 2019
    Location: Ground Floor, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, 720 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053
    *Lunch is included.

    General paper and Restorative/Periodontics elective
    8:00–9:30am: Endodontics - Dr Nigel Souter
    9:30–11:00am: Prosthodontics - Dr Varun Garg
    11:00am–12:30pm:Periodontics - Dr Sarah Chin 

12:30–1:30pm: Lunch with past candidates 

Paedodontics/Orthodontics elective
1:30–3:00pm: Paedodontics - Dr Giselle D'Mello
3:00–4:30pm: Orthodontics - Dr Chun Min Ang Khaw

  • Date & Time: 9:00am–12:00pm,Sunday, 10 November 2019
    Location: Ground Floor, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, 720 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053


    Oral Surgery / Oral Pathology / Oral Medicine elective

    9:00–10:30am: Oral Surgery / Oral Pathology - Dr Warren Crossley
    10:30am–12:00pm: Oral Medicine - Dr Nirav Bhatia

  • Date & Time: 1:00–3:00pm, Saturday, 30 November 2019
    Location: 1409 Malvern Road, Malvern VIC 3144


    Exam preparation and cases - Dr Chris Callahan
    *Please bring your own cases.


The VICTAS Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to welcome and wish you the best of luck as you embark on this exciting journey. The purpose of this program is to supplement your studies.

Our tutorial will take place over 3 separate dates. On Saturday 26th of October and Sunday 10th of November, tutorial sessions will be to go over past exam questions, cases and literature. The tutorial on Saturday 30th of November will be for final exam preparation and to discuss cases. It would be a flat fee of $150 regardless which sessions your are attending.

If you would like to join in remotely via Skype, please email Dr Sarah Chin smyc_8@yahoo.com.audirectly prior to making payment. Skype is not available for the 30th of November. Please be advised that the tutorial times will take place at Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT). 

For more information, please contact Dr Sarah Chin on 0403 348 122 or email smyc_8@yahoo.com.au




Vic/Tas Social Drinks
Date & Time:

Friday 1 November 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location:
Woodward Conference Centre, Melbourne University
10th Floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106), 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053


Please join us for our annual free social event to catch up and network with friends and colleagues over drinks and nibbles. We look forward to seeing you there!

For enquiries, please contact Dr Mathew Lim victasracds@gmail.com


Past Events

2019 Primary Exam Brunch and Learn Forum

Date & Time:
Sunday 22 September

10:00am - 1:00pm

Location:
The Roasting Room at Sir Charles, 121 Johnston St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Cost:
$30 (includes a meal and one drink)

The Victorian Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to welcome you and wish Candidates the best of luck as you embark on this exciting journey. Come and meet with your fellow and past candidates and discuss study strategies, exam preparation and what to expect from the viva in a relaxed setting before hitting the books.

For more information contact Dr Sarah Chin on 0403 348122 or email smyc_8@yahoo.com.au



 Final Year Dental Student Tutorial Program 2019
Date:
Mon 4 March - Mon 16 September 2019

Location:
School of Dental Science, Jean Tahija Falkner Lecture Theatre
720 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

Cost:
$250

Closing Date:
Monday, 16 September 2019


The VIC TAS Regional Committee of RACDS would like to invite you to its Final Year Dental Student Tutorial Program 2019.

These tutorials have been running for almost 40 years. The program is designed to assist students in the clinical and examination aspects of their course. The Program is NOT part of the curriculum but is offered by the RACDS as a service to final year dental students. Participation is elective, however, there is a small fee to cover the costs of RACDS. Tutors include many of Melbourne's dental specialists and general practitioners.The program is divided into two parts. The first section of the year will concentrate on the clinical aspects of various areas of dentistry. These areas have been defined as important by the students in previous years. The second section of the program will focus on clinical case presentations. The tutors will guide you through the important elements in case analysis and treatment planning.

If you have any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Claudia Yung at victasracds@gmail.com.


VIC/TAS Scientific Meeting and Annual Dinner 2019

Date & Time:
Friday 2 August
1:00pm Scientific Meeting
5:00pm AGM (Fellows and Members only)
6:00pm Pre-drinks
6.30pm Dinner

Location:
University House At the Woodward (10th Floor)
Melbourne Law School 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, VIC3053
Cost:
Members: $280 (complimentary dinner)
Non-members: $280
Students: free (limited to 50)
Dinner only: $120

Theme: 
Updates in Dentistry

Speakers:
Dr Paul Sambrook: A potpourri of contemporary therapeutics: what is on the horizon?
Dr John Sheahan: Pott'ed Paediatric dental magic for the cursed child
Dr Luan Ngo: Updates in Periodontology: The new classification system and recommendations following tooth extraction

For more information contact Dr Mathew Lim at lim.ma00@gmail.com



Guest Lecturer Series with Dr Dorothy Boyd
Date & Time:

Tuesday 16 April 2019
6:00pm-8:00pm

Location:
Melbourne Dental School (JFT Lecture Theatre)
720 Swanston St, Carlton, VIC 3053

Speaker:
Dr Dorothy Boyd,
MDS (Otago) FDSRCS (England)

MC:

A/Prof Nicky Kilpatrick, FRACDS(Paeds), BDS PhD FDSRCPS

Topic:
Stanless Steel Crowns - What A Pain!


This is a networking event over drinks & canapes, short presentation and Q&A with audience, complimentary for all RACDS members.
Please arrive by 6pm shart for networking over light refreshments.

If you have other enquires, please contact Caitlin Connolly at caitlin.connolly@racds.org.



Final Tutorials
Date & Time:
3 November 2018 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
11 December 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Location:
Ground Floor, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne 720 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053 - 3rd Nov
1409 Malvern Road, Malvern - 11th Dec

Cost:
$150 including light lunch for the 3rd Nov

The Victorian Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to welcome you and wish you the
best of luck as you embark on this exciting journey. The purpose of this program is to
supplement your studies. On Saturday 3 November, this session will be to go over past
exam questions, cases and literature. On Tuesday 11 December, this session will be to
finalise any questions you may have and also go through further cases. A tutorial will be
organised if there are any candidates sitting the oral medicine, oral pathology and oral surgery
elective. 

If you would like to join in remotely via Skype, or have 
any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Chin at smyc_8@yahoo.com.au.

Vic/Tas Social Drinks
Date & Time:

Friday 9 November 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location:
Woodward Conference Centre, Melbourne University
10th Floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106), 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053


Please join us for our annual free social event to catch up and network with friends and colleagues over drinks and nibbles. We look forward to seeing you there!


Primary Examination Brunch and Learn Forum
Date & Time:
Sunday 9 September 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm

Location:
The Roasting Room at Sir Charles, 121 Johnston St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Cost:

$30 - inclusive of meal and 1 drink

The Victorian Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to welcome you and wish
Candidates the best of luck as you embark on this exciting journey.

Come and meet with your fellow and past candidates and discuss study strategies, exam
preparation and what to expect from the viva in a relaxed setting before hitting the books.

For more information contact Sarah Chin smyc_8@yahoo.com.au.

Annual General Meeting and Dinner 2018
Date & Time:
Friday 20 July 2018
5:30pm - 6:00pm AGM
6:00pm - 6:30pm Pre-dinner Drinks
6:30pm - 10:00pm Dinner and Presentation

Location:
Woodward Conference Centre, University of Melbourne
10th floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106),
185 Pelham St, Carlton

Cost:

$135 RACDS Fellows, Members and candidates
$165 Non-members and partners

Includes pre-dinner drinks, a three-course dinner and drinks

Presentation:
Patient communication – The Art of Verbal Communication and Body Language - by Dr Di McGreal

Please contact Claudia victasracds@gmail.com for further details.



Final Tutorials
Date & Time:
18 November 2017 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
12 December 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location:
Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, 720 Swanston Street, Carlton - 18th Nov
1409 Malvern Road, Malvern - 12th Dec

Cost:
$150 including light lunch for the 18th Nov

The Victoria Tasmania Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to welcome you and wish you the best of luck as you embark on this exciting journey. The purpose of this program is to supplement your studies. On Saturday 18th November, this session will be to go over past exam questions, cases and literature. On Tuesday 12th December, this session will be to finalise any questions you may have and also go through further cases.

For any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Chin at smyc_8@yahoo.com.au.




Vic/Tas Social Drinks
Date & Time:
Friday 15 September 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location:
Woodward Conference Centre, Melbourne University
10th floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106), 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053

RSVP:
Friday 8 September 2017 to Claudia Yung @ victasracds@gmail.com

Please advise any special dietary requirements.
A free social event to catch up and connect with friends and colleagues over drinks.


Primary Tutorials
Date & Time:
16 September 2017 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
23 September 2017 - 8:30pm - 4:30pm

Location:

Ground Floor, Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
720 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053
- 18 Nov

Cost:
Early Bird: $580 before 25th August 2017
Normal Rate: $780 after 25th August 2017
Costs include a light lunch for boths days

The Victorian Regional Committee of the RACDS would like to welcome you and wish you the best of luck as you embark on this exciting journey. The purpose of this program is to supplement the orientation course. Candidates will have the opportunity to clarify concepts with lecturers in each of the subjects. The committee supports candidates from all regions, and any candidate is welcome to enrol in our study program held over two Saturdays in September. Please find the program below and do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about the program.

For any other inquiries please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Chin at smyc_8@yahoo.com.au.



Vic/Tas Regional Committee Election
Closing Date & Time:
Monday 24 July 2017

Return ballot form to:
Dr Luke Moloney  lgmoloney@bigpond.com

Elections for the Vic/Tas Regional Committee are being held now. You are invited to vote for up to eight (8) of the candidates listed on the ballot paper who are standing for election for a 2 year period. A short bio on each of the candidates can be found by clicking here. Voting is open to Fellows and Members only. The main responsibilities of the Committee 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 would like any further information click here (By-Law 1) or contact Dr Luke Moloney lgmoloney@bigpond.com

VIC/TAS Annual General Meeting & Dinner 2017
Date & Time:
Friday 4 August 2017
5:30pm - 6:00pm AGM
6:00pm - 6:30pm Pre-dinner Drinks
6:30pm - 10:00pm Annual Dinner

Location:
Woodward Conference Centre, University of Melbourne
10th floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106),
185 Pelham St, Carlton

Cost:

$120 per person (partners welcome)
Includes pre-dinner drinks, a three-course dinner and drinks
For further information including details of the dinner presentation Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Prosthodontics by Dr Gaurika Sud - please click here

Please contact Claudia victasracds@gmail.com for further details.


Vic/Tas Annual Scientific Meeting
Date & Time:
Friday 26 August 2016 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:
The University House @ Woodward 10th Floor 185 Pelham Street Carlton

Vic/Tas Regional Committee invites you to their Annual Scientific Meeting - Dentistry: Today and Tomorrow...more >


MRACDS viva Examination Workshop
Date & Time:
November 2015

Location:
The University House @ Woodward 10th Floor 185 Pelham Street Carlton

The examination workshop was the first examination held outside of Sydney. A social night inviting all Fellows, Members and candidates to exchange ideas and to socialise. These events received many positive feedback from those attended.