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DHAAQ Half Day Seminar Rego OPEN!

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The DHAAQ is proud to present our annual Half Day Seminar at the University of Queensland, Brisbane.

This year's theme is Engagement, Engaging Members, Allied Health Professionals and the Community.

A total of 3.5 CPD hours. Breakfast on arrival and morning tea included. 

CPR refresher course will be held after the conference. Bookings are essential, additional fees apply.

More info on Events Page

We look forward to seeing you there :)


Take the time to take a Survey


Can you believe it is 2009 since we completed our last workforce survey?  The DHAA Ltd are evaluating outcomes & determining how well the DHAA Ltd currently matches the needs of Dental Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists.  Please devote a few minutes of your time to complete our online surveyAll information provided in this survey will be treated as confidential and is for DHAA Ltd. use only. Thank you for your time and cooperation.


By Uni of Adelaide.  The aim of this survey is to identify current practice in the prescription and application of fissure sealants. The information provided will identify factors that may influence the effectiveness of fissure sealants.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GV6YWY3 


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Oral Health Month Competition is here...

To celebrate OHM, DHAAQ is launching a competition where you could WIN your very own Norbit Puppet (pictured), as well as registration to our Half Day Seminar on Oct 24th in Brisbane!!


How to Enter: 

1.    Borrow a DHAAQ educational toolbox (aged care toolbox or child health toolbox) between 28th May 2015 and 31st August 2015.

2.    Take a photo of yourself ‘Engaging your Community’ through oral health education and post it on the DHAAQ facebook group page - https://www.facebook.com/groups/DHAAQ/ along with a short blurb explaining How I engaged the community - what I did & who was involved?

These are some ideas but the possibilities are endless!

  • Visit a nursing home
  • Visit a school, daycare, kindy, playgroup, mothers group or childcare centre
  • Host a community market stall
  • Participate in a local community event i.e: Under 5’s day
  • Educate the educators – in an aged care facility, childcare centre
  • Host an education evening in your practice – for expectant or new parents.

3.    To borrow a toolbox please email: ohm-dhaaq@dentalhygienist.com.au and request a date. Toolboxes are available for a loan period of 2 weeks.


PDF version of DHAA Ltd. Draft Constitution is available to download & read, please access Members Area - Resources Tab.


The DHAAQ committee look forward to bringing you an exciting 2015... 

Save the Date!

Upcoming CPD Events in 2015

Half Day Seminar + AGM + CPR Refresher - October 24th – Brisbane

DHAA National Symposium - November 5th -7th - Sydney



*DHAA Inc Restructure

Any queries regarding restructure please contact restructure-dhaaq@dentalhygienist.com.au


*Join us on FB if you haven’t already



*DHAA Inc. is now on Instagram logo.jpg@dhaainsta & Twitter logo.jpg@dhaanews


*Disheartening Announcement: BOH @ UQ no longer.  The DHAA Inc. National Executive informed Members that on Friday September 19th 2014, they received news regarding the future of the BOH program at the University of Queensland. DHAA Inc. were informed that the Faculty had made the decision to withdraw the current BOH program, effective immediately. There will be no 2015 year intake. Read more...


Oral Health Month Resources are stored in Members Area - Resources Tab. 

Kind regards,

DHAAQ  2014  Committee 



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Welcome to the Dental Hygienists’ Association of Australia Queensland Branch Inc. (DHAAQ) website.

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We welcome your involvement and thank you for visiting here.

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